Archives: plants


Oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus.  

Staghorn Sumac

Uses: drink, spice, mordant, tanning Dangers: Staghorn Sumac (Rhus typhina) can be used to to make a good pink lemonade, a spice for food, natural dye, mordant, tanning hides, mixed with tobacco or herbs and smoked. Rhus typhina is a deciduous shrub or small tree growing to…


Cattails are one of the most versatile plants.   The provide food in multiple ways, plus material to build with.