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Dandelion? Thistle? non?

Discussion in 'Plant Identification' started by Philocacti, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. Philocacti

    Philocacti New Member

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    It's me again. Still hunting for edible weeds :)

    I found a patch of these weeds and they look similar to dandelion or Thistle with these fragmented leaf pattern.

    Anyone knows what they are?

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    Tom The Dog Trainer 5 Year Member

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    I have that one here. I can never remember the right name, but its edible. Not their favorite thing, but they eat it.

    I think it is called Sisymbrium officinale. Hedge mustard.

    @Iochroma can you confirm or deny?
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    Philocacti New Member

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    Thanks Tom :)

    You're always quick for help, I appreciate that.

    I did a quick Google search and the images look similar to the patch I found.

    I'll give it a go after it's confirmed, my Egyptians refuse to eat anything except lettuce and jute. So write now I'm collecting seeds of every edible plant I find and by next summer I'll try to wean them off of the lettuce.
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    I agree it’s a mustard, can’t confirm the exact one.
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    Thanks a lot for the ID :)
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