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

View: 6120

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

A North American Field Guide

Author: Thomas S. Elias,Peter A. Dykeman

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9780806974880

Category: Gardening

Page: 286

View: 7845

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

Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Author: Bradford Angier

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811740447

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 7341

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

Author: Merritt Lyndon Fernald,Alfred Charles Kinsey

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048614447X

Category: Cooking

Page: 480

View: 8514

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.

Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

Author: Bradford Angier

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811742806

Category: Nature

Page: 264

View: 376

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.

Edible Wild Plants

Author: John Kallas

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 1423616596

Category: Nature

Page: 416

View: 8701

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.

The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Author: Army

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1626369828

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 2462

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

Author: Nancy J. Turner,Patrick von Aderkas

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469145X

Category: Nature

Page: 376

View: 1458

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

A Field Guide

Author: Jim Meuninck

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493019627

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 8962

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

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

Author: Samuel Thayer

Publisher: Foragers Harvest

ISBN: 9780976626619

Category: Cooking

Page: 512

View: 5502

Presents a guide on locating, identifying, picking, and preparing wild edible foods grown in North America.

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

View: 9963

Folded card provides simplified field reference to familiar edible wild plants in North America.

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

Author: Gregory L. Tilford

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing

ISBN: 9780878423590

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 239

View: 2111

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.

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

View: 2145

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.

Basic Illustrated Edible Wild Plants and Useful Herbs

Author: Jim Meuninck

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493002082

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 1229

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. With this updated guide, you'll discover how to identify and gather more than 100 of the most nutritious wild plans and useful herbs in the contiguous United States, prepare delicious recipes using your wild harvest, determine the identity of poisonous plants and poisonous look-alikes, and take charge of your personal health by making wild plants and herbs a part of your diet.

Edible Wild Plants and Herbs

Author: Alan M. Cvancara

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071368278

Category: Nature

Page: 109

View: 5809

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.