Lamb's Quarter

Pigweed

Chenopodium album

  • plants can be eaten raw.

  • flower clusters can be eaten raw.

  • seeds are edible raw.

  • seeds can be ground into a bitter black flour.

  • seeds are best cooked before being ground.

  • grows in disturbed/cultivated areas in plains, foothills and montane regions.

  • warning: seeds eaten in quantity may be toxic. Raw plants should be eaten moderation due to oxalates, which interferes with nutrient absorption.

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