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Plants edible

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An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not all parts of any given plant are edible but all parts of edible plants have been known to figure as raw or cooked food: leaves, roots, tubers, stems, seeds, buds, fruits, and flowers. The most commonly edible parts of plants are fruit, usually sweet, fleshy, and succulent. Most edible plants are commonly cultivated for their nutritional value and are referred to as vegetables.


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Digestion

... energy content of grass. And if you really do "mean basically all plants," sorry but you are wrong because some of "all plants" ... safe to eat grasses, boiled or not, nor any plants they do not know are edible. Truly, some are poisons that make you sick, and some parts of some ...

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by Wallyanna
Thu May 10, 2012 12:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Digestion

OK, let's make it clear. By grass I mean basically all plants. But suggesting that grass is not edible because of low energy content and potential poisons and immediately add that other plants ...

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by JackBean
Wed May 09, 2012 9:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Re: Digestion

... on a few labels to see what I mean. Wild grasses might contain some plants that are poisonous, while also containing some that are edible and nutritious. The same goes for anything with leaves! Herbivores usually know what ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 8:51 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Digestion

Hi I had a question I know many plants are not edible because our bodies simply do not have the bacteria necessary for break down. My question is if you ...

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by poe007
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
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Re: Herbivores without predators

... herbivores can't migrate into or out of the system. They will eat all edible plants and start dying of starvation as food becomes scarce. Eventually they will become extinct. ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:11 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
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