Wild Edibles of Missouri

Jan Phillips' award-winning book was published in 1979 and is now out of print. We've preserved it here as a set of PDFs. Download all 21 to learn how to turn wild Missouri plants into biscuits, fritters, jellies, juices, pancakes, pies, salads, soups, wines and more. Color illustrations help you identify plants that are poisonous or have poisonous parts.

Wild Edibles Cover and Intro

This seven-page PDF includes the out-of-print Wild Edibles of Missouri book cover, introduction, acknowledgments, and preface. More

White-Flowering Edibles, Arrowhead - Yucca

A usage listing of white-flowering edibles from Arrowroot to Yucca. More

White-Flowering Edibles, Peppergrass - Blackberry

A listing of usage for white-flowering edibles peppergrass - blackberry. More

White-Flowering Edibles, Dewberry - Persimmon

Usage listing for white-flowering edibles, dewberry - persimmon. More

White-Flowering Edibles, Plantain - Ox-Eye Daisy

Usage listing for white-flowering edibles plantain - ox-eye daisy. More

Yellow-Flowering Edibles, Bellwort - Winter Cress

Usage listing for yellow-flowering edibles Bellwort - Winter Cress. More

Yellow-Flowering Edibles, Cinquefoil - Jerusalem Artichoke

Usage listing for yellow-flowering edibles Cinquefoil - Jerusalem Artichoke. More

Green-Flowering Edibles, Cattail - Willows

Usage listing for green-flowering edibles Cattail - Willows. More

Green-Flowering Edibles, Black Walnut - Dock

Usage listing of green-flowering edibles Black Walnut - Dock. More

Green-Flowering Edibles, Field Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel - Buck Brush, Indian Currant, Coralberry

Usage listing for green-flowering edibles Field Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel - Buck Brush, Indian Currant, Coralberry. More

Brown- and Red-flowering Edibles, Wake Robin - Crab Apples

Usage listing for brown- and red-flowering edibles, Wake Robin - Crab Apples. More

Brown- and Red-Flowering Edibles, Wild Rose - Hollyhock

Usage for brown- and red-flowering edibles Wild Rose - Hollyhock More

Brown- and Red-Flowering Edibles, Maple - Thistle

Usage listing for brown- and red-flowering edibles Maple-Thistle.   More

Blue-Flowering Edibles, Spiderwort - Chicory

Usage listing for blue-flowering edibles Spiderwort - Chicory. More

Non-Flowering Edibles, Reindeer Lichen

Usage listing for non-flowering edible Reindeer Lichen. More

Color Plates

Downloadable color illustrations of every plant listed. More

Beware! Dangerous! Poisonous! Caution!

Poison warnings for specific plants/wild edibles. More

Bibliography

A listing of additional information sources about wild edibles. More

Recipes

Recipes detailing how to cook and serve Missouri's wild edibles. More

Index to Edible Uses

Edible use index. More

Index to Plants

Plant index. More
Shortened URL
http://mdc.mo.gov/node/10082