Appalachian Ground takes no responsibility whatsoever for any adverse health effects due to the consumption or other use of any plant described here. Before touching, picking, or consuming any wild plants, you should be absolutely certain of their identification. Seek expert advice and use multiple reputable field guides to confirm the identification of a species. Be extremely cautious about look-alike and poisonous species. Check with your healthcare provider before using wild plants to treat any medical condition.

Poisonous plants sometimes resemble edible ones and they often grow side by side. Additionally, some wild edibles have deadly parts. It is the responsibility of the reader to identify and use correctly the plants on this site.

Despite careful research the information on this site may be incorrect. The author of this site assumes no responsibility for problems arising from the misidentification, misuse, or allergies from any plants and herbs presented here.

Identification and use of wild plants, animals and fungus requires particular care and attention. Never eat anything unless you are absolutely sure that it is edible! The information on this site is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

No liability exists against AppalachianGround.com or anyone posting or linked here; nor can we be held responsible for any allergy, illness or injurious effect that any person or animal may suffer as a result of information in this website or through using any of the plants mentioned.

This website is intended to provide general information only. Information provided is not designed to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any illness, or injury, and is for inspiration and entertainment purposes only.

Be safe!