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Scientific Name:Pueraria montana
Common Name(s): Kudzu, Kudzu Vines
Parts Used: root, leaf
ericstar 9 Jul, 2009
Every part of the kudzu plant can be utilized. The nutritious leaves are high in vitamins C and A, make an excellent animal fodder and can be eaten by humans steamed, boiled, deep-fried, pickled, or raw when harvested in areas that have not been sprayed with herbicides.
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mariemorris1221 7 May, 2012
The flowers can be made into a concord grape-like jelly. http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48689.asp
"Last, but definitely not least, is the flowers that bloom on the kudzu plant during mid to late summer. These flowers can be used to make a delicious jelly that is a cross between blueberry and grape in flavor."