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
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Author: Lee Peterson
Pages: 330
ISBN: 039592622X
Release: 1977
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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
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Author: Bradford Angier
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780811740449
Release: 2008-04-10
Editor: Stackpole Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Edible Wild Plants
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Author: Thomas S. Elias,Peter A. Dykeman
Pages: 286
ISBN: 1402767153
Release: 2009
Editor: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants Mushrooms Fruits and Nuts

Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants  Mushrooms  Fruits  and Nuts
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Author: Katie Letcher Lyle
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780762763030
Release: 2010-05-18
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts grow along roadsides, amid country fields, and in urban parks. All manner of leafy greens, mushrooms, and herbs that command hefty prices at the market are bountiful outdoors and free for the taking. But to enjoy them, one must know when to harvest and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them. The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Mushrooms, Fruits, and Nuts provides everything one needs to know about the most commonly found wild foods—going beyond a field guide's basic description to provide folklore and mouth-watering recipes for each entry, such as wild asparagus pizza, fiddlehead soup, blackberry mousse, and elderberry pie. This fully illustrated guide is the perfect companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth. With it in hand, nature lovers will never take another hike without casting their eyes about with dinner in mind.

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants
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Author: Department of the Army
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781626369825
Release: 2009-06-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants
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Author: John Kallas
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781423616597
Release: 2010-06-01
Editor: Gibbs Smith

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America
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Author: Steven Foster,James A. Duke
Pages: 411
ISBN: 0395988144
Release: 2000
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments.

Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants
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Author: Bradford Angier
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9780811742801
Release: 2008-07-29
Editor: Stackpole Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

First-ever revision of a classic guidebook. Information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities as well as updated taxonomy and 15 new species. How to identify and use wild plants for medicinal purposes.

Northwest Foraging

Northwest Foraging
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Author: Doug Benoliel
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1594853673
Release: 2011-02-04
Editor: Skipstone

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

CLICK HERE to download the section on foraging for field mustard with four sample recipes from Northwest Foraging * Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike * More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described *Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974, Northwest Foraging quickly became a wild food classic. Now fully updated and expanded by the original author, this elegant new edition is sure to become a modern staple in backpacks, kitchens, and personal libraries. A noted wild edibles authority, Doug Benoliel provides more than 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and many, many more! He also includes a description of which poisonous "look-alike" plants to avoid -- a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms. Beginning with his botany studies at the University of Washington, Doug Benoliel has been dedicated to native plants. He has owned a landscaping, design, and nursery business, and done his extensive work with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Doug lives on Lopez Island, Washington.

Foraging Wild Edible Plants of North America

Foraging Wild Edible Plants of North America
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Author: Christopher Nyerges
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781493014996
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Edible wild plants are nature’s natural food source, growing along roadsides, sprouting in backyards, and blooming in country fields. North America’s diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From alyssum to watercress, chicory to purslane, Foraging Wild Plants of North America provides everything you need to know about the most commonly found wild greens with over 200 mouth-watering recipes. This full-color field and feast guide with images to the most common edible wild plants is the ideal companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth. Look inside to find recipes such as: Stirfry Amaranth Yellow Pollen Pancakes Chickweed Deluxe Nettle Soup Root Coffee Earth Bread Cattail Stew Fennel Crunch Prickly Pear Ice Cream

Foraging and Feasting

Foraging and Feasting
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Author: Dina Falconi
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0989343308
Release: 2013-07-14
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Wild Edible Plants of Western North America

Wild Edible Plants of Western North America
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Author: Donald R. Kirk
Pages: 307
ISBN: 0911010858
Release: 1975
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book describes or mentions the great bulk of the edible plants found in the western United States west of the Great Plains and in southwestern Canada and northwestern Mexico. Carefully illustrated, it helps you identify many hundreds of edible plants that may give you helpful food on a camping trip or someday save your life.

Edible Plants of Atlantic Canada

Edible Plants of Atlantic Canada
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Author: Peter J. Scott
Pages: 180
ISBN: 0986537608
Release: 2010
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In an era before supermarkets became our main source of food, most people knew which wild plants were edible and how to prepare them for delicious meals. The woods, clearings, heaths, and seashores of Atlantic Canada are home to a wide variety of edible plants. In this book, author Peter Scott provides a wealth of information on more than sixty wild edible plant species. This easy-to-use guide includes important details about identification, habitats in which the plants are found, basic recipes, a glossary, and references, so that everybody can enjoy the bounty that exists outsides our doors.

The New Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

The New Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America
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Author: Merritt Lyndon Fernald,Alfred Charles Kinsey,Steve William Chadde
Pages: 464
ISBN: 1951682114
Release: 2019-10-24
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America, originally published in 1943, was a landmark book in terms of its thoroughness (covering nearly 1000 plants, plus poisonous plants, mushrooms, seaweeds and lichens). This extensively revised edition updates scientific names, adds distribution maps for many species, and includes all new illustrations.

Tom Brown s Field Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

Tom Brown s Field Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants
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Author: Tom Brown
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0425100634
Release: 1986-12
Editor: Berkley

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For untold thousands of years, human beings have thrived on the nutritional and medicinal wealth of the plant life in the natural world. In these fascinating, wide-ranging, wonderfully informative stories, Tom Brown--director of the world-famous Tracking, Nature, and Wilderness Survival School--tells all about the uncommon benefits of the common trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants we find all around us. This indispensible guide includes information on: * How to use every part of the plant--leaves, flowers, bark, bulbs, and roots * Where to find useful plants, and the best time of the year and stages of growth to harvest them * How to prepare delicious food dishes, soups, breads and teas from the riches of the great outdoors * An incredible range of experience-proven medicinal uses to treat headaches, burns, digestive disorders, skin problems, and a host of other maladies TOM BROWN'S FIELD GUIDES: America's most popular nature reference books, Tom Brown's bestselling field guides are specially designed for both beginners and experienced explorers. Fully illustrated and comprehensive, each volume includes practical information, time-tested nature skills, and exciting new ways to rediscover the earth around us.

Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants
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Author: James Kavanagh
Pages: 1
ISBN: 1583551271
Release: 2001-03
Editor: Waterford Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants
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Author: Department of the Army
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781602396920
Release: 2009-06-23
Editor: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Enhanced with full-color illustrations, this comprehensive list details the identifying features, habitats, and physical characteristics of hundreds of edible plants found in the wild.

A Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants of Canada

A Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants of Canada
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Author: Beverley Gray
Pages: 16
ISBN: 9781550176599
Release: 2015-06-15
Editor: Harbour Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Nature heals! This compact field guide introduces readers to 26 common Canadian wild plants with extraordinary healing properties. Use arnica blossoms to heal muscle inflammation, improve digestion with chickweed and soothe a toothache with yarrow root—learning to identify and use wild medicinal plants is both fascinating and useful. Each plant profile includes a color photograph, identification and habitat information, as well as medicinal, cosmetic and culinary uses. Skilled herbalist Beverley Gray also includes tips on how to sustainably gather and safely use beneficial wild plants.

Wild Edible Plants of New England

Wild Edible Plants of New England
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Author: Joan Richardson
Pages: 217
ISBN: PSU:000010362204
Release: 1981
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America
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Author: Merritt Lyndon Fernald,Alfred Charles Kinsey
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780486144474
Release: 2012-05-04
Editor: Courier Corporation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.