Edible: Violet, Common [Viola papilionacea]
Violets. Can eat flowers and leaves. Good now. Too bitter in June. Root inedible. It will make you vomit.
Source: Central Park, May 08, 2005
Common blue violet. Like lettuce. Getting to the end of the season. Now only small leaves in the shade are good.
Source: Central Park, Jun 10, 2000
Common violet. Has been mowed so there is new growth which is edible now. Usually only edible in the spring.
Source: Central Park, Jul 02, 2000
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