A field guide to edible wild plants of Eastern and Central North America

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Houghton Mifflin, 1978 - Nature - 330 pages
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An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.

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Nice field guide not superb.

User Review  - paiqy106 - Overstock.com

This is a very thorough and interesting field guide. The drawings and descriptions leave no room for mistakes when you are searching for wild edible plant species. One thing I really enjoy about this ... Read full review

A Field Guide to Eatable Wild Plants

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IF your are interested in wild eatable plants that are right under your nose. this is the book for you. The organization and reference subject is superb. the book also recommends more books from all ... Read full review

Contents

Poisonous Plants
7
Glossary
13
Woody Plants Trees Shrubs Vines
163
Miscellaneous Plants
227
Where and When They Occur
241
Still Water Freshwater Ponds Marshes
247
Wet Meadows
253
Open Fields
262
Thickets
268
Moist Woods
275
SpruceFir Boreal Woods
281
Recommended Books
313
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About the author (1978)

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides(R) are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.