Just-sprouted longleaf pine seedlings are good to eat!

Just-sprouted longleaf pine seedlings are good to eat!

Wayne Grooms, Lexington County conservationist and long-time volunteer on S.C. Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy projects, says that when the longleaf pine seedlings are very young they lack the characteristic pine resin taste that needles of older pines have, and are a succulent, yet crispy, addition to salads.
Source: SCDNR
Just-sprouted longleaf pine seedlings are good to eat!

Talk about South Carolina!