Pull Up Your Plants!
The Ethnobotany of Foraged Food & Peculiar Produce

Strange fruits

All of the strange, peculiar, odd, funny, curious, outlandish, abnormal, unconventional, unusual, unorthodox, queer, and extraordinary fruits.

 

Unusual Fruit

Or plants primarily used for their fleshy, seed-bearing structures

 

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Buddha’s Hand

Floral, Fragrant, and Freaky

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Durian

A Spiked Ball Fulla Puddin

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Strawberry Tree

Weird Gritty/Peachy Little Fruits

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Bitter Gourd

A MEDICINAL vegetable

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Black Haw

JAM and UTERINE ISSUES

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Passion Fruit

COLD HARDY and NATIVE passion fruit

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TWO SUMACS

Common NATIVE plants for TANNING and "LEMONADE"


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Strawberry Spinach

NATIVE, EAST-TO-GROW, BERRIES


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Unicorn Plant

A DROUGHT-TOLERANT, ORNAMENTAL grown for pepper-shaped fruits


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Achocha

An EXPLODING pepper-shaped fruit


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Winged Bean

BEANS, PODS, LEAVES, ROOTS,and SHOOTS: EDIBLE

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Ground Plum

A DROUGHT TOLERANT, NITROGEN FIXING, NATIVE legume