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Plants Backpackers Should Know, Part 2

Plants Backpackers Should Know, Part 2

Guess what? The first food I would look for in a survival situation would be a bunch of cattails. Besides being delicious, they are the quickest way to “fill you up” with sustained energy, because their rhizomes (root structures) and shoots are full of easily-digestible starch. In fact, I’ve actually heard that besides its water content, cattail is 80% carbohydrate, about 7% protein and 13% vitamins and minerals.

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Skills