Index for Album F-2001-07-08: Foraging in Prospect Park - July 08, 2001

Foraging in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Based on a tour given by "Wildman" Steve Brill. Includes some pictures taken four days later to replace ones that hadn't come out.

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1 Juneberry Juneberry.
Scientific name: Amelanchier species

2 Dog stinkhorn mushroom Dog stinkhorn mushroom.

3 Hedge mustard Hedge mustard.
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

4 Hedge mustard flower close up Hedge mustard flower close up.
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

5 Hedge mustard Hedge mustard.
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

6 Young hedge mustard Young hedge mustard.
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

7 Purslane Purslane.
Scientific name: Portulaca oleracea

8 Quickweed Quickweed. Not good to eat.
Scientific name: Galinsoga parviflora

9 Greater Ragweed [Ambrosia trifida] Greater Ragweed [Ambrosia trifida]. Not edible. Known for causing allergies.
Scientific name: Ambrosia trifida

10 Garlic mustard Garlic mustard, 2nd year.
Scientific name: Alliaria officinalis

11 Poor man's pepper Poor man’s pepper.
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

12 Hedge mustard again Hedge mustard again.
Scientific name: Sisymbrium officinale

13 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb.
Scientific name: Polygonum persicaria

14 Wood sorrel Wood sorrel.
Scientific name: Oxalis acetosella

15 Burdock Burdock, 2nd year. See stalk. When no flowers is still edible.
Scientific name: Arctium species

16 Burdock Burdock. Steve holding peeled stem. Boil one minute.
Scientific name: Arctium species

17 Unidentified butterfly or moth Unidentified butterfly or moth.

18 Boletus rubellus Boletus rubellus.

19 Boletus rubellus Boletus rubellus.

20 Pigskin poison puffballs Pigskin poison puffballs.

21 Little brown mushrooms Little brown mushrooms. Too many look alike. People don’t know if edible.

22 Little brown mushrooms Little brown mushrooms.

23 Mica caps Mica caps. Inky cap family. Turn to ink as they get older. Tasteless, but not poisonous.
Scientific name: Coprinus micaceus

24 Fibercaps Fibercaps. Poisonous. See radial lines.

25 Poison ivy Poison ivy.
Scientific name: Toxicodendron radicans

26 Epazote Epazote.
Scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides

27 Epazote leaf closeup Epazote leaf closeup.
Scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides

28 Mugwort Mugwort. Can make tea.
Scientific name: Artemisia vulgaris

29 Mugwort Mugwort. Deeply cut leaves.
Scientific name: Artemisia vulgaris

30 Horse nettle Horse nettle. In nightshade family. Poisonous.
Scientific name: Solanum carolinense

31 Horse nettle Horse nettle. In nightshade family. Poisonous. But the bees like it.
Scientific name: Solanum carolinense

32 Witch hazel Witch hazel.
Scientific name: Hamamelis

33 Kousa dogwood Kousa dogwood.
Scientific name: Cornus kousa

34 European chestnut European chestnut.

35 Hawthorne Hawthorne.
Scientific name: Crataegus species

36 Hawthorne leaf Hawthorne leaf.
Scientific name: Crataegus species

37 European blackberry European blackberry.
Scientific name: Rubus laciniatus

38 Common spicebush Common spicebush.
Scientific name: Lindera benzoin

39 Burdock Burdock, 1st year.
Scientific name: Arctium species

40 Queen Anne's lace Queen Anne’s lace. 2nd year. Is wild carrot.
Scientific name: Daucus carota

41 Common evening primrose Common evening primrose.
Scientific name: Oenothera biennis

42 Cattails Cattails.
Scientific name: Typha latifolia

43 Black raspberry Black raspberry. First year no berries.
Scientific name: Rubus occidentalis

44 Elderberry Elderberry. Ripe in August.
Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis

45 Common blackberry Common blackberry.
Scientific name: Rubus laciniatus

46 Common blackberry Common blackberry.
Scientific name: Rubus laciniatus

47 Purple flowering raspberry Purple flowering raspberry.
Scientific name: Rubus odoratus

48 Purple flowering raspberry Purple flowering raspberry.
Scientific name: Rubus odoratus

49 Poor man's pepper Poor man’s pepper.
Scientific name: Lepidium virginicum

50 Common mallow Common mallow.
Scientific name: Malva neglecta

51 Common mallow flower Common mallow flower.
Scientific name: Malva neglecta

52 Jewelweed Jewelweed.
Scientific name: Impatiens capensis

53 Wineberry Wineberry.
Scientific name: Rubus phoenicolasius

54 Lamb's quarters Lamb’s quarters.
Scientific name: Chenopodium album

55 Amaranth Amaranth. Little black seeds in the Fall.
Scientific name: Amarantus retroflexus

56 Burdock flower closeup Burdock flower closeup.
Scientific name: Arctium species

57 Pokeweed Pokeweed. Berries poison. Stems can be cooked in the Spring.
Scientific name: Phytolacca americana

58 Sweet wormwood Sweet wormwood.

59 Goutweed Goutweed.
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

60 Goutweed flower Goutweed flower.
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

61 Elderberry flowers Elderberry flowers. Flowers edible.
Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis

62 Burdock root Burdock root.
Scientific name: Arctium species

63 Enchanter's nightshades Enchanter’s nightshades. Burrs stick to you.
Scientific name: Circaea lutetiana (C. quadrisulcata)

64 Juneberry Juneberry. [This picture and following were taken on Jul 12th on a quick bike trip I made to the park. To replace some that hadn’t come out well.]
Scientific name: Amelanchier species

65 Juneberry Juneberry. Berry closeup.
Scientific name: Amelanchier species

66 Quickweed flower Quickweed flower.
Scientific name: Galinsoga parviflora

67 Goutweed flower Goutweed flower.
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

68 Patch of goutweed in flower Patch of goutweed in flower.
Scientific name: Aegopodium podagraria

69 Elderberry flower Elderberry flower.
Scientific name: Sambucus canadensis

70 Common spice bush berry Common spice bush berry.
Scientific name: Lindera benzoin


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