Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

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Mountain Press Publishing, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 239 pages
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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a full-colour photographic guide to the identification, edibility, and medicinal uses of over 250 plant species, growing from Alaska to southern California, east across the Rocky Mountains and the Northern Plains to the Great Lakes. Herbalist and naturalist Gregory Tilford provides a thorough introduction to the world of herbal medicine for everyone interested in plants, personal well-being, and a healthy environment.
 

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nice book to have on a hike

User Review  - ewigkase - Overstock.com

It is going to be nice to have this book for the spring and summer hikes so I can know what to eat and what not eat. It has always bugged me to not know what was edible or not. good book Read full review

Contents

Scope and Purpose of This Book
4
Alder
12
Bee Balm
18
Burdock
24
Chickweed 50
74
Chokecherry 54
80
Coptis 40
86
Currant 46
92
Plantain
112
PricklyPear Cactus
118
Red Clover
124
Saint Johns Wort 130
170
Angelica
178
Bittersweet
186
Columbine 192
Glossary 217

Maidenhair Fern
94
Motherwort
100
Oxeye Daisy
106

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About the author (1997)

Tilford is a member of the American Herbalist Guild and president of the Natural Pet Products Association.

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