Which wild plants can you find and eat in LA?

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The LA hillsides are rife with edible plants — including the elderflowers and mustard pictured here. Photo by Zoie Matthew.

After a record-breaking rainy season, LA’s hills are blanketed in fresh, green foliage. That’s great news for local foragers who spend their free time harvesting edible plants.

A local designer, a clothing line using dyes from plants, and an environmental group are collaborating to make clothes using these invasive plants.

Festive and messy jacaranda trees are usually blooming this year. But it’s already late May, and some Angelenos are wondering where those purple leaves are.