Edible: Lady's thumb [Polygonum persicaria]


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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