Edible wild berries. A lot of berries found in the wild are great for eating or making desserts, but on the other hand, enough poisonous ones are growing right in the wild. That makes them very accessible for beginners … Edible wild berries and fruit are some of the most rewarding things to find when you’re out foraging wild edible plants. You might think you are familiar with fruits of the wild, but sometimes it is safer to double-check because most times these poisonous berries look similar to the edible ones. Many berries are commonly available in grocery stores, but other, equally delicious ones are abundant in the wild. Name: Hollyleaf Redberry (Rhamnus ilicifolia)Family: Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) Flowering Season: February thru June Notes: A native shrub, it has spiny, holly-like leaves and small, edible red berries. These berries are also named as teaberries that are perfectly edible and are used in making some flavours of ice-creams and muffins. This is an intensely spiny palm and sadly not terribly ornamental, so few grow this as a garden palm (hence I have not seen too many), but it is somewhat economically important in some Asian countries as a food item. Unlike roots and greens, wild berries and fruits often don’t require preparation and cooking. If you have the patience to peel back the spikes along the stalks of the plant, chop up the stalks and boil them with the roots to add some veggies to your meal. Another tropical palm sometimes grown for its edible and quite tasty fruit is the Snake Palm (Salacca zalacca). Edible Red Tree Berries. Once again, it’s edible but tart. Wintergreen berries; Wintergreen is among the groundcover plants with dark green leaves and produces red berries. The plant grows tall and atop the spiny stalk is a pinkish purple flower that looks like something out of a Dr. Seuss cartoon. Red Currants – Edible. Here are 10 tasty wild berries to try — and 8 poisonous ones to avoid. Definitely edible, so long as you take the brown corpse of the flower off the end of the berry. The tree is relatively easy to identify from its leaf, which is pale green on top and silvery white on the underside (from which the tree derives its name). These waist high bushes produce strings of small red fruit about 1/2 cm in diameter. They’re great in pancake, bannock, cake and especially jelly. All … You’ll find 5-8 or 10 little red berries along the green stem. Can grow to 10 feet. The berries are edible raw, I find them to be like a potato in texture with a mildy sweet taste, but but you can also use them to make jams and jellies. Bushes or shrubs with red berries make a delightful addition to any outdoor and indoor setting. Though many trees feature berries that are toxic to humans, some trees produce berries that can be safely eaten. Wonder trees (Idesia polycarpa), hardy is USDA zones 5 through 9, offer hanging clusters of small red berries … A little mealy, no acid to speak of, but reasonably sweet. Bushes or Shrubs With Red Berries.