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oxalis was RE: Prize Pest

From:Barry Garcia <barry_garcia@...>
Date:Tuesday, January 18, 2000, 7:58 writes:
>I would like to add to William's comments that there ARE dangers to eating >oxalis. By mistake a few leaves were lifted with some rocket and put in a >salad. those leaves stripped the inside off of richard's mouth and tongue >and his throat swelled up almost to close. It was a nasty few days. so I >guess they may be alright cooked, but my recommendation is do not eat them >raw.
Funny, as children, my friends and I used to chew up entire flower stems (6 - 7 inch stems) and never had any problems. ________________________________________________ It's worth the risk of burning, to have a second chance...