Edible: Cattail [Typha latifolia]
Cattails. All the leaves grow from the bottom of the plant. Peel off outer leaves until tender portion. Tastes like cucumber. In June the flowers have many uses.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
Cattail. Stems are round, not flat like poisonous iris. Anything tender you can eat. Cook or eat raw. Seeds collectable only for two weeks in mid-June.
Source: Central Park, May 30, 2005
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