The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 2, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 584 pages
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Nature offers a lush variety of healthful, intriguing, and delicious gruits and vegetables that don't require a gardener's green thumb to enjoy, yet most Americans limit themselves to about 60 or so fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains. From horsetails, ferns, and conifers toshrubs, vines, and herbaceous s pecies, this guide describes how to find, identify and use hundreds of plants as tasty morsels.

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User Review  - Snowtrekker7 - Walmart

I found this book at our local library and checked it out. After just a hour of paging through it, I knew I wanted to own it. I have a few other wild edible plant books but none is as thorough and as ... Read full review

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User Review  - friski2014 - Walmart

Strictly lists the plant names and how it can be used. NO information to help identify the plants or where to find them, or any details of the plant. Useless unless you already know what the plant is. Read full review

Contents

Lycopods and Horsetails Lycopodiophyta and Equisetophyta
15
Cycads and Conifers Pinopfiyta
24
Flowering Plants Magnoliophyta
38
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Francois COUPLAN est ethnobotaniste, precialiste des utilisations traditionnelles des plantes sauvages et cultivees, qu'il a etudiees sur les cinq continents.

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