Edible: Pokeweed [Phytolacca americana]
Pokeweed. Wildman explains that it is very good, but difficult to cook. Chop up and cook in boiling water and keep changing the water.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
Pokeweed. This is the time of year for this. There are three things to know. Only the young shoots are edible and only at this time of the year. The roots are poisonous. And there are complicated boiling instructions to follow. You need to look them up.
Source: Prospect Park, Brooklyn, May 22, 2011
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