Lambs Quarter - A self –seeding wild plant Also known as goosefoot or pigweed, Lambs Quarters is a mere common weed that grows in disturbed soils and garden beds. The young leaves and shoots can be eaten in salads and soups. Lambs quarter can be cooked as a pot herb like spinach. It can be dried,frozen or canned. It produces many, many tiny black seeds which are highly nutritious. They are high in protein, vitamin A, calcium, phosphorus , and potassium. They can be added to soups and other dishes.