Disclaimer: Gathered here is an attempt at a reference source for folklore and medicinal / food uses for a variety of herbs and plant which grow wild in the United Kingdom. Due care should be taken and a positive identification of any wild plant is a must. Also beware that law protects the majority of wild flower and plants. Over picking and loss of habitat has destroyed many wild species, leading to a loss of bio diversity and some plants being lost forever for future generations. I will post regular updates and hope to add sketches to aid identification and maybe some photos later. Safe and very easily identified food plants are identified by a *
We are also starting a series of longer articles, beginning with a look at Fungi.