Edible Plants and Wildflowers

Mesclun Leaf lettuce (used in salads)

Cilantro (used for salsa and in many cuisines)

Dandelion (roots roasted for hot drink, leaves used in salads)

Nasturtium (flowers taste sweet at first bite, then have a bold peppery tang)

Viola (edible flowers and garnish with a sweet taste)

Borage (leaves have the flavor of cucumbers)

Calendula (flowers used to add color to salads)

Basil (licorice flavor which compliments hot, spicy flavors)

Anise Hyssop (in the mint family but tastes like licorice)

Gem marigold (citrus tarragon flavor with a lemony scent)