There's probably a dangerously invasive weed in or around where you live and it's not only pervasive by now, it's also entirely edible AND medicinal. Word on the streets is that the stalks taste like rhubarb and can be prepared as such-- as in pies, tarts and other delectable treats. It can also be treated savory and eaten as one would asparagus or dare I say, pickles.
One of the most glorious things about upstate NY is the plethora of lilac shrubs. Riding one’s bike through any neighborhood, one's senses are bound to be seduced by the splendiferous perfume of lilacs in bloom. But did you know that lilacs are not only deliciously fragrant, but also edible? AND has health benefits?