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Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods

  • Author: Thomas S. Elias,Peter A. Dykeman
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781402767159
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 286
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Presents a season-by-season guide to the identification, harvest, and preparation of more than two hundred common edible plants to be found in the wild.

Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

A North American Field Guide

  • Author: Thomas S. Elias,Peter A. Dykeman
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9780806974880
  • Category: Gardening
  • Page: 286
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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

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

  • Author: Lee Peterson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ISBN: 9780395926222
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 330
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An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.

Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

  • Author: Bradford Angier
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • ISBN: 0811740447
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 288
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First-ever revision of a classic guidebook. Essential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility as well as updated taxonomy and 18 new species. How to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wild.

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

  • Author: Merritt Lyndon Fernald,Alfred Charles Kinsey
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • ISBN: 048614447X
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 480
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Authoritative guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. How to locate, identify and use for soups, salads, desserts, seasonings, more. 129 figures. 25 plates. Bibliography.

Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

  • Author: John Kallas
  • Publisher: Gibbs Smith
  • ISBN: 1423616596
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 416
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Edible wild plants have one or more parts that can be used for food if gathered at the appropriate stage of growth and properly prepared. Edible Wild Plants includes extensive information and recipes on plants from the four categories. Foundation greens: wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, purslane; tart greens: curlydock, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel; pungent greens: wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard,shepherd’s purse; and bitter greens: dandelion, cat’s ear, sow thistle, nipplewort. Dr. John Kallas has investigated and taught about edible wild plants since 1970. He founded WildFood Adventures (www.wildfoodadventures.com) in 1993 and is the publisher and editor of Wild FoodAdventurer. He lives in Portland, Oregon. The definitive work on growing, harvesting, and eating wild greens.

Edible wild plants of the prairie

Edible wild plants of the prairie

an ethnobotanical guide

  • Author: Kelly Kindscher
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 276
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Wild edible plants of Western North America

Wild edible plants of Western North America

  • Author: Donald R. Kirk
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780911010855
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 307
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The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

  • Author: Army
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1626369828
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 160
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Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants—the key elements of identification. Hugely important to the book are its color photos. There are over one hundred of them, further simplifying the identification of poisonous and edible plants. No serious outdoors person should ever hit the trail without this book and the knowledge contained within it.

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms

  • Author: Nancy J. Turner,Patrick von Aderkas
  • Publisher: Timber Press
  • ISBN: 160469145X
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 376
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If people knew how many poisonous plants are commonly found in homes and gardens, they'd be shocked. Plants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly. The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants. Each plant entry includes a clear photograph to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, notes on where they commonly occur, and a description of their toxic properties. Plants are listed by common name to assist the non-specialist.

Medicinal Plants of North America

Medicinal Plants of North America

A Field Guide

  • Author: Jim Meuninck
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • ISBN: 1493019627
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 224
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This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal plants. The pages of this book re-connect us to our roots and the knowledge that medicinal plants and wild plant foods provide the chemicals every body needs to obtain optimum health and prevent disease. Meuninck moves the user from simple and familiar plants toward less common plants more difficult to identify. Each of the 122 plants has a color photograph, plant description, and location. Identification of plants are grouped from common to rare in the environment and where they are found: prairies, woodlands, mountains, deserts, and wetlands. Relevant facts about each plant such as toxicity, historical uses, modern uses, as well as wildlife/veterinary uses are also listed. Additional information included in this extraordinary field guide: explanations of how each plant affects the human body; cultural and ethnic uses of medicinal herbs and cooking spices; others creatures who consume the plants; a list of most recommended garden herbs; web site resources, and much more. The Author's Notes provide personal experiences and novel skills honed from over forty years of experience. They include: gardening tips, recipes, formulations, humor, successful experiences, and more. There is no field guide as all-encompassing and detailed as this one, yet it's portable and easy to understand.

Nature's Garden

Nature's Garden

A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants

  • Author: Samuel Thayer
  • Publisher: Foragers Harvest
  • ISBN: 9780976626619
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 512
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Presents a guide on locating, identifying, picking, and preparing wild edible foods grown in North America.

Mushrooming Without Fear

Mushrooming Without Fear

The Beginner's Guide to Collecting Safe and Delicious Mushrooms

  • Author: Alexander Schwab
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781602391604
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 128
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Eight rules of mushroom gathering, color photographs, identification checklist, recipes, advice on handling, and more.

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

  • Author: Gregory L. Tilford
  • Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780878423590
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 239
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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.

Edible Plants of Ne Tennessee

Edible Plants of Ne Tennessee

  • Author: Jean Lindsay
  • Publisher: CreateSpace
  • ISBN: 9781515175476
  • Category:
  • Page: 170
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90 edible plants and trees for the NE Tennessee region. Included are wild and domestic plants and trees as well as fun facts and recipes. Great resource for those who are survivalist minded (MRE's will only last so long) and those who just like nature.

The New Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

The New Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

A Field Guide to Edible (and Poisonous) Flowering Plants, Ferns, Mushrooms and Lichens

  • Author: Merritt Lyndon Fernald,Steve Chadde,Alfred Charles Kinsey
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
  • ISBN: 9781500827960
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 462
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The New Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America is an updated and revised edition of the book, Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America, first published in 1943 by Merritt Fernald and Alfred Kinsey. This new edition updates the scientific names of plants, provides numerous maps showing each species' distribution in the eastern United States, and adds all new illustrations. Cautions are noted for a number of plants long considered safe to eat but which are now known to be dangerous.

Foraging and Feasting

Foraging and Feasting

A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook

  • Author: Dina Falconi
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780989343305
  • Category: Cooking (Wild foods)
  • Page: 240
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Foraging & Feasting: A Field Guide and Wild Food Cookbook celebrates and reclaims the lost art of turning locally gathered wild plants into nutritious, delicious meals ? a traditional foodway long practiced by our ancestors but neglected in modern times. The book's beautiful, instructive botanical illustrations and enlightening recipes offer an adventurous and satisfying way to eat locally and seasonally. Readers will be able to identify, harvest, prepare, eat, and savor the wild bounty all around them. We share this project with you out of our long commitment to connecting with nature through food and art. The effort weaves together Dina?s 30 years of passionate investigations into wild-plant identification, foraging, and cooking with Wendy?s deft artistic skills honed over 15 years as a botanical illustrator. The result is an abundance of recipes and illustrations that explore creative ways to bring wild edibles into our lives. Part One of Foraging & Feasting serves as a visual guide, tracking 50 plants through their growing cycle. The images illustrate the culinary uses of wild plants at various seasons. Part Two contains easy-to-use references including Plant Chart Centerfolds and Seasonal Flow Charts. Part Three brings you into the kitchen; here you'll find more than 100 master recipes and countless variations formulated to help you easily turn wild plants into delectable salads, soups, beverages, meat dishes, desserts, and a host of other culinary delights. These recipes are not limited to wild ingredients; they can be used with cultivated ingredients as well, purchased or homegrown. Many of the recipes can be made to accommodate various dietary restrictions: gluten-free, casein-free, dairy-free, grain-free, and sugar-free. Among those who will find the book valuable are the health-conscious members of the Weston A Price Foundation, ever in search of nutrient-dense, traditional whole foods. Slow Food enthusiasts will appreciate how focusing on ancient, seas¬¬unusual edibles.

Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

  • Author: James Kavanagh,Raymond Leung
  • Publisher: Waterford Press
  • ISBN: 9781583551271
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 1
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Folded card provides simplified field reference to familiar edible wild plants in North America.

Edible Wild Plants and Herbs

Edible Wild Plants and Herbs

  • Author: Alan M. Cvancara
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
  • ISBN: 9780071368278
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 109
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Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides are jam-packed with the no-frills, real-life advice and reassurance anyone heading out needs for a successful, safe, and rewarding trip. Designed for quick reference, Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides fit easily into a backpack, pocket, or dry bag, and are attractively packaged in water-resistant and tear-resistant covers. Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides offer the seasoned advice of some of the country’s most respected experts—an unparalleled reservoir of information in a compact package. Edible Wild Plants and Herbs provides concise, easy-to-understand details on the identification and edibility of 50 of the most common plants in the U.S. and Canada. Readers get a tutorial on preparing plants to eat and finding fresh water for cooking, as well as lists of common poisonous plants to avoid. Featuring sharp, revealing photographs that make identification a snap, this handsome field guide will be a cherished tool in every outdoor explorer’s kit.