1. Cattailis- the roots (or pollen) can be reduced to a flour that's used for muffins, biscuits, or pancakes. The young shoots can be used in salad, sautéed with meat, boiled like green beans, or cooked like asparagus.
2. Dandelions-Of French origin, this word means "lion's tooth". They're high in vitamins A, B, and C, contains calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, and magnesium. The flowers are rich with vitamin D. The roots are said to be good for your liver and blood.