About Sweet White Clover
These tall gangly looking weeds inhabit extensively throughout our region.
Young tender leaves, seeds as a spice, Makes for a slight vanilla flavored tea.
Use Sparingly as can cause vomiting and or liver damage if consumed on a regular basis.
Acts as an anticoagulant. Do not ingest if on any anticoagulant. drug.
Foraging Plant information list
This is not a complete list, this is a list of the species I have directly witnessed in my travels here in Northwest Ontario. If you find something before I do, email me and let me know.
Joe Pye Weed
Creeping Charlie (Ground Ivy)
Clover (Sweet White)
New England Aster
Saskatoon (Service berry)
Squashberry (Low bush Cranberry)
Up to 3m tall with many gangly branches and rows of white flowers don the tips.
Where to look
Along roadsides/disturbed areas, they enjoy sun and a multitude of soil types. Driving bush roads where the roadsides are cut back regularly provide great habitat.