My grandson asked, "Are the berries edible?"

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    NorthPeace New Member

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    My grandson asked whether the berries formed on the pink wintergreen stalks (Pyrola asarifolia) are edible. I can find uses for the leaves, but nothing about the fruits. I'll appreciate your insight.
     
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    Renew Active Member 10 Years

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    I looked up the berries on the web and got to the FDA site, FDA Poisonous Plant Database , which says that yes the berries are poisonous.
     
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    Thank you for your research and helpful reply.
     

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