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Young leaves can be eaten raw in salad or on sandwiches.
Older leaves become increasingly bitter, but can be used like any "cooking green" -- steamed or simmered.
The crown can be eaten as a hot, cooked vegetable, alone, or with other vegetables
|These pages are intended to be an aid
to learning about wild edibles -- but cannot substitute for the
essential training one needs to get
from a knowledgeable guide.
The ONLY "thumbrule" worth knowing: