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RE: Re: bunnies/ edibles

I have a cookbook on native plants somewhere. Tells you how to prepare them
and which parts are safe to eat. Can't say I ever did much with it.


> -----Original Message-----
> Went to a NPSOT (TX. Native plant society) meeting the other night.   The
> program was on edible natives.  The guest speaker had prepared the  entire
> table
> of refreshments for us, with among other things....Yaupon tea and
> Sassafras
> tea to drink.  Hors d'eauvres of dips with various natives.   Salads of
> dandilion flowers/leaves and root, Redbud and Mexican Plum flowers,  and
> what I liked
> the most......flowers and leaves of the Oxalis.  They also  had a plate of
> Red maple seeds.....the winged type, but you only eat the nut  part.
> Ugh, that
> was probably the least appetizing of them all.   We were told that they
> were
> most nutritious though.....but we all figured you'd  have to be starving
> to
> eat those over the other things.
> It was most interesting program....and made even nicer by being able to
> try
> the things in person.  I might have read about eating a blossom from the
> Redbud, but probably would not have attempted it.  My favorite, that I
> will
> definitely do, is add the Oxalis leaves and flowers to salads....that
> really
> tasted great.
> So....not just for bunnies......people too.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 3/19/2006 11:02:42 AM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> Oh, and  they love dandilions and maple leaves.  Red clover was another
> favorite  of our rabbits.
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