photography from the Chesapeake Bay watershed
posted by emory at 12:03 AM
Alas, if only it were edible. . .
Well, at least the blossoms (tiny purple things) smell like grape soda...
the Japanese...rely on kudzu as a food and fiber,,,they eat the young, tender flowers, leaves and shoots, adding them raw to salads or boiling them for soups, teas and casseroles...stripped of the tough outer bark, the tuberous roots may also be boiled and eaten,,,the roots can weigh more than 400 pounds...kudzu starch is sold by the ounce in health food stores--Delena Tull "Edible and Useful Plants of Texas and the Southwest"
Where is a herd of goats when you need them most?
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