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Wild Edible Plants

Wild Edible Plants


In this book, author Donald Kirk, a biologist who worked for the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, covers nearly 2000 species of wild edible plants found in the western United States. Well organized with scientific and common names, preparation and uses, habitat and distribution, descriptions and methods of preparing wild foods, and warnings to avoid poisonous plants are given. Sixteen pages of color plates have four plants on each page and at the back of the book is a thorough glossary, plus an index of plant uses other than for food. Profusely illustrated with black and white line drawings. Paperbound: 343 pages: 4.25 x 7.25"