No matter what they're called, sea beans (beach asparagus, sea asparagus, samphire, etc.) they're delicious. Easy to pick and delicious in a variety of ways. Here are two quick and easy recipes + information on collecting and general use.
This is made from both stinging nettle and wild ramps, resulting in a pesto that is addictive and delicious. It's also dairy free, although of course you can use dairy instead. This is my favourite way of eating nettle!
Flowers of the common milkweed are not only edible but a delicious addition to any number of recipes. Now that Ontario has removed them from the noxious weed list you can grow them in your garden - the butterflies will thank you for it.