many parts of cattail can be eaten

  • Found in wetlands, swamps and ditches
  • The female plants product the familiar hotdog-looking brown seed head
  • The fresh shoots near the base can be eaten raw or chopped and cooked
  • The brown seed heads can be plucked and used as tinder to start a fire





  • Looks similar to a dandelion
  • Both leaves and flowers are edible
  • Sap from the stem or leaves can be dried and eaten like gum
  • Typically found on grassy, open foothills, and mountain slopes
Agoseris is an edible plant similar in look to the dandelion
Agoseris is edible. Similar to a dandelion or salsify. Both the leaves and flowers are edible.