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#86025 August 11th, 2005 at 06:57 PM
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I think I already know this one.. but just in case.. here's 3 photos of this weed..

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the flowers-
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buds, I'm guessing-
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#86026 August 11th, 2005 at 07:05 PM
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Thorny had this in a butterfly photo, and id'd it as pokeberries. Thought so!

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#86027 August 11th, 2005 at 10:59 PM
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Poke! Guess what - yep, I have that too wink Butterflies seem to like it, and it gets berries that feed the birds in fall/winter I believe...so I let a few hang around in the back.

#86028 August 11th, 2005 at 11:00 PM
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OH! where'd that post come from? LOL! Oh well Duh

#86029 August 11th, 2005 at 11:15 PM
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poke salad, you can eat the leaves like greens but that's got too tall already, it'd be tough now when cooked

#86030 August 12th, 2005 at 12:55 AM
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You should only cook and eat the very young shoots of this plant, every part is poisonous. shk

#86031 August 12th, 2005 at 03:42 AM
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And you have to cook the young one's *leaves*
twice, boil, then dump the water, then refill
and re~boil again!!!!!

#86032 August 12th, 2005 at 08:18 AM
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cut up and bread the stems and fry like okra is real good.


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