Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions
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Labiatae - Mint Family
Agastache parvifolia, A. urticifolia
Seeds are eaten raw or cooked and the leaves are used to flavor stews.
Mentha arvensis, M. spicata
The fresh or dried leaves may be steeped to make tea.
Mondardella lanceolata, M. odoratissima, M. villosa ssp sheltonii
Medicinal tea is made from the inflorescence.
Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata
Ground leaves mixed with cool water make a refreshing drink.
Herbage may be used to flavor soups and stews.
The pictured image is a similar species from Cumberland Plateau
The high nutrition seeds may be eaten raw or parched then ground into flour.
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