If you’re serious about wilderness survival, then you have to get serious about learning plants. Being able to positively identify herbaceous plants, vines, shrubs, and trees (both with and without their leaves) will give you all sorts of advantages when it comes to survival. Plants can provide many fire-making essentials, as well as drinking water and medicines. But the biggest resource plants can provide us with in the winter is food. In the coldest season, we need all the calories we can get. And the right plants can help accomplish this when hunting, trapping, and fishing endeavors aren’t going well or aren’t an option. Here are some of the best wild edibles to keep an eye out for this winter.