Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1990 - Gardening - 286 pages
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Already a huge success in previous editions, this must-have field guide now features a fresh new cover, as well as nearly 400 color photos and detailed information on more than 200 species of edible plants all across North America. With all the plants conveniently organized by season, enthusiasts will find it very simple to locate and identify their desired ingredients. Each entry includes images, plus facts on the plant's habitat, physical properties, harvesting, preparation, and poisonous look-alikes. The introduction contains tempting recipes and there's a quick-reference seasonal key for each plant.

"Season-by-season guide to identification, harvest, and preparation of more than 200 common edible plants to be found in the wild....Hundreds of edible species are included....[This] handy paperback guide includes jelly, jam, and pie recipes, a seasonal key to plants, [and a] chart listing nutritional contents."--Booklist. "[Five hundred] beautiful color photographs...temptingly arranged."--The Library Letter
 

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Already a huge success in previous editions, this must-have field guide now features a fresh new cover, as well as nearly 400 color photos and detailed information on more than 200 species of edible ... Read full review

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Pictures and layout of book was wonderful, but I think you would need a supplemental book to cover the many areas uncovered in this book. Like someone else said in review mainly centered in the west side of states and I am in Missouri. Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Key to Edibleuse Symbols
29
Spring
56
Summer
126

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