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Persimmon Pickin’ Time Part I

American persimmon fruits. Image copyright Jill Henderson

Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz

The Ozarks are filled with wonderful edibles, like sweet and sticky wild persimmons.  And now that the scorching heat of summer and its itchy bug bites are a thing of the past finding and harvesting these little gems is as easy as pie!

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Wild Walk: Persimmons

Two natural varietals of wild persimmon. Copyright Jill Henderson https://showmeoz.wordpress.comby Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz

Fall is a great time for getting outside and wandering around in the woods.  The heat of summer is over and most of the creepy crawlies are busy doing whatever they do when the weather turns chilly, which makes fall the perfect hunting season for a rich array of wild edible and medicinal plants including mushrooms, walnuts, and the incredible, edible wild persimmon!

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