Wazoo Survival Foraging Bandana WSG008

Model: AC-WSG008
Manufacturer: Accessories
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All but lost in today's modern society the Art of Foraging can make a huge difference in your life. A tool like the Wazoo Survival Gear Foraging Bandana is meant to give a person power over their situation, leading to purpose and the ability to self-aid and self-rescue. Designed in cooperation with some of the finest foraging instructors this bandana lists the 12 most common plants/fungus of North America, the field uses of all 12 plants/fungus along with specific part indicator icons, the "5 Steps of Identifying Edible Plants" by Samuel Thayer and "Rules and Ethics of Foraging" by Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, one of the collaborators. Functioning as a learning primer, field aid and emergency reference tool this bandana is a fun, stepping-stone educational tool for newbies while experienced foragers can utilize it while impromptu foraging to help share the passion of foraging with others and promote awareness of continued education in this field.

Dimensions: 22” x 22”

Brand new, direct from Wazoo Survival.

Working with experts Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen and Dr. Nicole Apelian plants were chosen based on the following criteria: abundance in the USA, ease of identification, few or no poisonous lookalikes, ability to represent on a bandana and ease to process into its usable form.

Plants included: 

  • Arrowhead/Wapato (Maranta spp., Sagittaria spp.)
  • Burdock (Arctium minus, Arctium lappa)
  • Prickly Pear Cactus (Opunita lindheimeri)
  • Cattail (Typha latifolia)
  • Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
  • Maple Tree (Acer spp.)
  • Turkey Tail Mushroom (Trametes versicolor, Coriolus versicolor)
  • Plantain (Plantago spp.)
  • Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
  • Wild Violet (Viola spp.)
  • Willow Tree (Salix spp.)
  • Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

The four corners of the bandana include the following information: 

  • About the Bandana
  • Rules and Ethics of Foraging
  • Suggested Uses of the Bandana
  • The Five Steps of Identifying Edible Plants


Overall Length 22.00"
Width 22.00"
Material Cotton
Weight 1.20 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States