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  1. Poll: I can ID more than thirty edible plants in my...

    I can ID more than thirty edible plants in my area but am not confident that I could find enough of them to eat all year round. I voted yes I could survive but am not totally cetain of my answer. ...
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    Sarge I agree with you that if a large segment of...

    Sarge I agree with you that if a large segment of society understood how to use wild plants and were not too squemish in there uses, the wild edibles populations would be devastated. There in lies...
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    The coolest game bird trap

    Just found this on another forum and was very intreged by it. I have never done this and apologize if this has been posted here before.

    Hunting game birds with a dixie cup

    That's right, one of...
  4. Thread: Maple Syrup

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    Tapped a maple yesterday for the first time. Got...

    Tapped a maple yesterday for the first time. Got a pint of sap out of the tree and simmered it down to about a fourth of that much. It tasted good. Should I plug the hole to keep the tree healthy?...
  5. Thread: Soap fern????

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    Thanks for everyones response. We have yucca...

    Thanks for everyones response. We have yucca here in Tennessee but no agave or clemitis. I check the USDA.gov site to find out what grows here but could not find clemitis by the common or...
  6. Thread: Soap fern????

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    Soap fern????

    Several months ago a co-worker told me about a fern that she use to make lather from when she was a child living in east Tennessee. In all my plant books I have not found any mention about a fern...
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    Ole Coot I was wondering when you would post in...

    Ole Coot I was wondering when you would post in one of my threads? Your insights have taught me alot. By the way I've already flattered Wareagle and crash so maybe you were next in line.
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    Crash I think you just came up with a few other...

    Crash I think you just came up with a few other names in that description but that would be it.
    Here is another site to find out what a plant looks like and where located as long as you know its...
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    If your sick its your friend

    What herb is good for colds or sore throats?

    It has several common names: fuzzy guzzy, sweet everlasting, old field balsam, catfoot, or as I have known it most of my life as rabbit tobacco. It...
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    WATER HEMLOCK!!!!! My Peterson field guide tell...

    WATER HEMLOCK!!!!! My Peterson field guide tell me that that one is poisonous.
  11. Thread: survival raft

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    Don't know how this would work but if you found...

    Don't know how this would work but if you found enough aluminum cans and turned them upside down and lashed them together somehow that might work too.
  12. Thread: survival raft

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    survival raft

    Anyone here ever thought about making a survival raft out of foraged discarded plastic bottles with a wood frame on top of them. The bottle necks could possibly be tied together with cordage and...
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    Hey Danmc, To answer your question I found a big...

    Hey Danmc, To answer your question I found a big basal arrangement of QAL leaves and yes they had hairy leaf stems that went into the ground. If the QAL has flowers or main stem then it is too late...
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    You guys are just tooooo funny. Come join me in...

    You guys are just tooooo funny. Come join me in the main forum. :-)
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    Well trax and chiya tanka there are several...

    Well trax and chiya tanka there are several people on this forum that have given me insights that I didn't have before for wilderness living/survival so the tricks and ego inflations may not be over...
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    To answer your questions wareagle. I went to the...

    To answer your questions wareagle. I went to the BOWS (Big Oak Wilderness School) in Nolensville, TN. IT was there that I learned that there was a difference between the first and second year...
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    Queen Annes Lace (Wild Carrot)

    Learned a lesson about this plant this summer. I knew it was a wild carrot but when I tryed the root it was always too woody and only mildly tasted like a carrot. This plant is a (biennial spelling)...
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    I admire alot of your inputs too wareagle. How...

    I admire alot of your inputs too wareagle.

    How about those apples?
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    Your one of my heros on this board crashdive.

    Your one of my heros on this board crashdive.
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    Hello from Middle Tennessee

    Let's see here,
    I have been lurking around on this board for several months now and have seen many interesting and informative discussions. Now to give you some background on me.
    I have a B.S....
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