Wild Arkansas

September 25, 2010

Veteran’s Memorial Park/Lake Fayetteville

Filed under: allium, dandelion, Edible plants, Pinus, sumac — Tags: , , , , , , — WildArkansas @ 11:33 pm

common mullein

If you’re a wild food enthusiast, this is a good time to visit Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Here are a  few finds from spending just a little more than an hour.

Chinkapin/Ozark Chestnut


Black Walnut

Persimmon (fruit)

Acorn (Red & White)

Dandelion (leaf & flower)

Allium (aerial parts/leaf)

Dwarf Sumac (berries)

Evening Primrose (flower)

Pine (and juniper berries)

Plantago (leaf and root)

Mullein (flower and leaf)


August 3, 2010

ID Tip: Poison Sumac

Filed under: ID tip, sumac — Tags: , , , , — WildArkansas @ 2:37 am

Poison Sumac (Rhus vernix) is the only species of sumac with a smooth leaf magin. The others have distinctive toothing/dentation.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.