Edible: Lady's thumb [Polygonum persicaria]

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12 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb, flower closeup.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006
13 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006
14 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 01, 2006
3 Lady's thumb with pink flower Lady’s thumb with pink flower. Edible in salad greens.
Source: Central Park, Jul 02, 2000
9 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 08, 2001
4 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb. Mild tasting salad green.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 09, 2000
5 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb. A mild salad green. In smartweed family.
Source: Central Park, Jul 29, 2000
10 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 29, 2001
11 Lady's thumb flower closeup Lady’s thumb flower closeup.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Jul 29, 2001
6 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb. In smartweed family. Check for little hairs on tops of leaves.
Source: Central Park, Aug 20, 2000
7 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb. A mild salad green. Flowers also edible, but leaves taste better. In smartweed family.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, Sep 02, 2000
8 Lady's thumb Lady’s thumb
Source: Central Park, Nov 19, 2000
1 Lady's Thumb Lady’s Thumb
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999
2 Lady's Thumb Lady’s Thumb
Source: Central Park, Nov 21, 1999

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