Edible Wild Foods Playing Cards

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This deck from Ready Hour features 48 different edible plants found in the North American wilderness. The Ready Hour Edible Wild Foods Playing Cards deck is full of valuable, survival information. Sometimes, you have to forage off the land for food! 

Each edible plant is shown in a full-color photograph for easy identification. A map identifies the geographic areas where the plant grows in the wild. The card face explains warnings, characteristics, uses, plant parts, aliases and special cooking hints. For example, the stems, leaves, flowers, and hips of roses can be eaten raw, sautéed or steamed.

Each Ready Hour Edible Wild Foods card deck comes with a key chain to keep the cards handy during hikes and camping trips. This deck is ideal for hikers, campers, scouts, survival experts, gourmet cooks and parents wanting to teach their children about the abundance of wild food around them. These Ready Hour Wild Foods Playing Cards have traditional suit marks and can be used for many fun card games or poker.

Some of North American plants and trees noted on the playing cards include:

  • Amaranth
  • Aspen
  • Balsamroot
  • Birch
  • Broadleaf Plantain
  • Bull Thistle
  • Burdock
  • Cattail
  • Chamomile
  • Chickweed
  • Chicory
  • Cleavers
  • Clover
  • Common Mallow
  • Curly Dock
  • Dandelion
  • Day Lilly
  • Evening Primrose
  • Fireweed
  • Fir
  • Goldenrod
  • Henbit
  • Lambsquarters
  • Maple
  • Milkweed
  • Miners Lettuce
  • Mint
  • Mullein
  • Nodding Onion
  • Ox-Eye Daisy
  • Pineapple Weed
  • Prickly Pear
  • Purslane
  • Salsify
  • Sego Lilly
  • Shepherd's Purse
  • Softstem Bulrush
  • Spring Beauty
  • Stinging Nettle
  • Thyme
  • Trout Lilly
  • Wild Lettuce
  • Wild Mustard
  • Wild Rose
  • Wild Strawberry
  • Willow
  • Yarrow

You can keep the kids busy for hours looking for plants they can eat in the wild, and teach them a valuable skill while they hunt for edible plants. 

The cards measure 3.5 x 2.5 inches which is the same as a standard playing card. The weight of the deck is 0.2 pounds.