TRAIL SNACKS

EDIBLE AND POISONOUS PLANTS OF

LOWER CITY CREEK CANYON

Saskatoon Serviceberry
Bittersweet
Lower City Creek

Are those berries just for the birds?

  • Many native plants that are a stape animal food are also a tasty trailside snack while others can make you sick. Learn easy clues to tell the differences.
  • Native ancestors and early settlers relied on these plants to add variety to an otherwise bland diet. Find out which plants and how they were used.
  • Through fruit and seeds plants travel across the landscape to new territory in the mouths and intestines of animals
  • Most of these common edible and poisonous plants can be found along the Lower City Creek Canyon Nature Trail.

 

Gambel Oak
Bigtooth Maple
Creeping Oregon Grape
Saskatoon Serviceberry
Woods Rose
Golden Current
Bittersweet
Poison Ivy

 

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