Wild Food

Gathering our own food from the bush and the paddocks is a gentle, resourceful way of gaining sustenance as well as  knowledge of local food species. Below is a list of foods that we have come across and tried. Most of these we use regularly in cooking.

Blackberry

Chickweed

Plantain

Dandelion

Hawthorn

Salsify

Catsear

Fat Hen

Mallow

Nettle

Purslane

Sow Thistle

Wild Lettuce

Briar Rose

Sheep Sorrel

Shepherd Purse

Pine Tree

Sweet Violet

Water Cress

Rubus fruticosus

Stellaria media

Plantago lanceolata

Taraxacum officinale

Crataegus monogyna

Tragopogon porrifolius

Hypochoeris radicata

Chenopodium album

Malva parvifolia

Urtica urens

Portulaca oleraca

Sonchus oleraceus

Lactuca serriola

Rosa rubignosa

Acetosella vulgaris

Capsella bursa-pastoris

Pinus pinea

Viola odorata

Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum

Introduced Plants

Swamp Dock
Plantain
Catsear
Flax Lily
Saffrom Milk Caps
Common Mat-rush
Puffball
Bracken Fern
Cranesbill
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Native Raspberry

Flax Lily

Sour Currant bush

Lance Beard-heath

Cranberry heath

Native Mat-rush

Bracken Fern

Native Sarsaparilla

Rubus fruticosus

Dianella revoluta var. revoluta

Leptomeria acida

Leucopogon lanceolatus

Astroloma humifusum

Lomandra longifolia

Pteridium esculentum

Smilax glyciphylla

Native Australian Plants

Wild Pig

Rabbits

Saffron Milk Cap

Slippery Jacks

Ringless Slippery Jack

Puffballs

Sus scrofa

Oryctolagus cuniculus

Lactarius deliciosus

Suillus luteus

Suillus granulatus

Calvatia pos lilacina

Meat & Fungi

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