06. what to forage in june

Discover over fifty wild food plants you can forage and harvest in June.

Availability should only be seen as a rough guide. Variations in climate and location will make a difference to what’s available.

AlexandersSmyrnium olusatrum
Flower: Raw

Ash – Fraxinus excelsior
Leaf: Tea

Black MustardBrassica nigra
Flower: Raw, cooked

BurdockArctium spp.
Stem: Raw, cooked

Bush VetchVicia sepium
Flower: Raw
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Chicory – Cichorium intybus
Flower: Raw

Columbine – Aquilegia vulgaris
Flower: Raw
All other parts of this plant are considered poisonous.

Cow ParsleyAnthriscus sylvestris
Flower: Raw

Creeping ThistleCirsium arvense
Leaf stalk: Raw, cooked

Crow GarlicAllium vineale
Flower: Raw, cooked

Cuckooflower/Lady’s-smockCardamine pratensis
Flower: Raw

Daisy – Bellis perennis
Flower: Raw, cooked

Danish ScurvygrassCochlearia danica
Flower: Raw

English ScurvygrassCochlearia anglica
Flower: Raw

Garlic MustardAlliaria petiolata
Flower: Raw

Good King HenryChenopodium bonus-henricus
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Hairy BittercressCardamine hirsuta
Flower: Raw, cooked

Hawthorn – Crataegus monogyna
Flower: Raw, cooked

HonestyLunaria annua
Seed: Raw, cooked

Hop – Humulus lupulus
Shoot: Cooked

Hottentot Fig – Carpobrotus edulis
Flower: Raw, cooked

Lime (Linden) –Tilia spp.
Flowers: Raw, dried. Tea.

MallowMalva spp.
Flower: Raw
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Meadowsweet – Filipendula ulmaria
Flower: Raw, cooked

Mugwort – Artemisia vulgaris
Buds: Raw, cooked

OracheAtriplex spp.
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Mahonia (Oregon grape) – Mahonia spp.
Fruit: Raw, cooked

Oxeye DaisyLeucanthemum vulgare
Flower: Raw, cooked

Pineappleweed – Matricaria discoidea
Flower: Raw, cooked

Red CloverTrifolium pratense
Flower: Raw, cooked

Pink PurslaneClaytonia sibirica
Flower: Raw

Red Dead NettleLamium purpureum
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Rock SamphireCrithmum maritimum
Buds: Raw, cooked
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Rosebay WillowherbChamerion angustifolium
Leaf: Raw, cooked

ScurvygrassCochlearia spp.
Flower: Raw

Sea AsterAster tripolium
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Sea BeetBeta vulgaris subsp. maritima
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Sea Purslane – Atriplex portulacoides
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Shepherd’s Purse – Capsella bursa-pastoris
Flower: Raw, cooked

Sneezewort – Achillea ptarmica
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Spear Leaved OracheAtriplex prostrata
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Spear ThistleCirsium vulgare
Leaf stalk: Raw, cooked

Spring Beauty – Claytonia perfoliata
Flower: Raw, cooked

Three Cornered LeekAllium triquetrum
Flower: Raw

Tufted VetchVicia cracca
Flower: Raw, cooked

Water MintMentha aquatica
Leaf: Raw, cooked

White CloverTrifolium repens
Flower: Raw, cooked

White Dead NettleLamium album
Flower: Raw
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Wild AngelicaAngelica sylvestris
Flower: Raw, cooked

Wild CarrotDaucus carota
Flower: Raw, cooked

Wild FennelFoeniculum vulgare
Leaf: Raw, cooked

Wild GarlicAllium ursinum
Seed: Raw, cooked

Wintercress – Barbarea vulgaris
Flower: Raw, cooked

Woodruff – Galium odoratum
Flower: Raw, cooked

YarrowAchillea millefolium
Flower: Raw, cooked

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