Learn about identifying, growing and using Australian Indigenous Plants for Food. There are many Australian plants that are edible, and even some that are in very high demand as foods throughout the world. The Aborigines lived off the land before white civilization came to Australia. Plants contributed significantly to their diet.
There are many different types of bush tucker foods: Nuts and seeds (eg. Acacia, Macadamia, bunya nuts). Drinks (eg. hot teas, infusions of nectar laden flowers, fruit juices). Flavourings (eg. lemon scented myrtle). Berries (eg. Astroloma, some Solanum species). Fruits (eg. quandong, Ficus macrophylla, Syzygium) and vegetables. Wattle seeds ground to produce flour. Plant roots can beground to produce a paste or flour.
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