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Wild fruit is abundant in nature in many environments. Most of the cultivated fruit we enjoy today started as a wild edible. many of the fruits available in the wild today are berries but some such as the Yucca are not necessarily berries but nutritious none the less. Here are some of the most common wild fruits available in the U.S.
It's time for an update to this page. As of August 2013 I have been doing more and more foraging in the mountains for edible berries and have a lot more information to share with you in this area. Please click the links below for further details on that item.
Some of the wild fruits available in the western US deserts and mountains:
  • Yucca
  • Prickly Pear
  • Chokecherry
  • Wild Strawberry
  • Current Berries
  • Dune Primrose
  • Juniper Berries
  • Blackberries
  • Blackcap
  • Black Cherry
  • Blueberry (North East US)
  • Coralberry
  • Crabapple
  • Deerberry
  • Elderberry
  • Gooseberry
  • Huckleberry
  • Juneberry
  • Lingonberry
  • Mayhaw (Southeast)
  • Mulberry
  • Oregon Grape
  • Passionflower
  • Pawpaw (Midwest)
  • Persimmon
  • Plum
  • Raspberry
  • Salmonberry
  • Serviceberry
  • Staghorn Sumac
  • Thimbleberry