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Mar 17, 2018 6:57 PM CST
Name: roxy hoyt
Tulsa, OK
my friends told me it was edible, but mom and dad want to make sure.
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Mar 17, 2018 7:07 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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I'm not sure but it reminds me of Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule)



Leaves are apparently edible with a sweet grassy flavor, used in salads.
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Mar 17, 2018 7:35 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
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I agree with Henbit.
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Mar 18, 2018 4:07 AM CST
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Quote from link below....

"Edible parts: Henbit can be consumed fresh or cooked as an edible herb, and it can be used in teas. The stem, flowers, and leaves are edible, and although this is in the mint family, many people say it tastes slightly like raw kale, not like mint. Henbit is very nutritious, high in iron, vitamins and fibre. You can add raw henbit to salads, soups, wraps, or green smoothies. According to Natural Medicinal Herbs (dot net) this plant is anti-rheumatic, diaphoretic, an excitant, febrifuge, a laxative and a stimulant."


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