Box Elder

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Foraging Texas: Box Elder Medicinal Plants, Seeds, Seedlings, Foraging, Wild Edibles, Lowland, Edible Wild Plants, Fast Growing Trees, Wild Plants

Scientific Name: Acer negundo Abundance: common What: sap, seeds, young sprout, inner bark How: sap is boiled to syrup; young sprouts raw or cooked; inner bark boiled; seeds are roasted Where: lowland & moist areas; often along water; windbreaks When: spring, summer, fall, winter Nutritional Value: carbohydrates, protein, fiber Dangers: none, though young seedlings may look like Poison Ivy Medicinal Summary: Inner Bark - vomit inducer Leaf Arrangement: Leaves are opposite-alternating…

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Ann Goodrich