What is this fruit, is it edible? Also, is there a resource for identifying...

Asked August 29, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

What is this fruit, is it edible? Also, is there a resource for identifying edible fruits and plants here in Maryland?

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

This is a Cornelian cherry, or cornus mas, a non-native species of dogwood. Yes, the fruit is edible.

For the list you are seeking, try putting "Maryland wild edible fruit" in a search engine such as Google.

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