1. 14. Signal flare

  2. 15. Fire Extinguisher

  3. 16. Paper plates & utensils

  4. 17. Lighter

  5. 18. Dish soap & Disinfectant

  6. 19. 100-Hour Candle

  7. 20. Maps

  8. 21. Stress Relievers, books, cards

  9. 22. Important Family Documents

    Surviving in So. Cal Mts

    Watch for Rattle snakes

    Swarming Bees & Wasps

    If you build a fire…

    Look at every avenue for water.



 

Plants to Avoid

If you can’t clearly identify a plant and you don’t know if it’s poisonous, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Steer clear from a plant if it has:

  1. 1. Beans, bulbs, or seeds inside pods

  2. 2. Dill, carrot, parsnip, or parsley-like foliage

  3. 3. “Almond” scent in the woody parts and leaves

  4. 4. Grain heads with pink, purplish, or black spurs

  5. 5. Three-leaved growth pattern

  6. 6. Milky or discolored sap

  7. 7. Spines, fine hairs, or thorns

  8. 8. Bitter or soapy taste

Edible Wild Plants

  1. 1.   Amaranth

  2. 2.   Asparagus

  3. 3.   Burdock

  4. 4.   Cattail

  5. 5.   Clover

  6. 6.   Chicory

  7. 7.   Chickweed

  8. 8.   Curled Dock

  9. 9.   Dandelion

  10. 10. Pennycress

  11. 11. Fireweed

  12. 12. Seaweeds and Kelp

  13. 13. Prickly Pear Cactus

  14. 14. Sheep Sorrel

  15. 15. Mustard

  16. 16. Pine Cones & Needles

  17. 17. Mushrooms

  18. 18. Fish

  19. 19. Small Animals