A Basic skill of any survivalist, woodsman, naturalist, herbalist, apocalypticist, hobbyist or hunter. Being able to identify wild edible plants has an almost mystic image because throughout history this skill done correctly leads to life and incorrectly could lead to illness or death. This is one of the oldest and most respected skills worldwide. Foraging for wild edible plants has always been one of the foundations for mankind’s ability to survive and thrive in different climates.
Both members of the mint family and Lamium genus, henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) and dead nettle (Lamium purpureum) are common finds on winter walks and spring