Common Edible and Useful Plants of the West

Common Edible and Useful Plants of the West

by Muriel Sweet
     
 

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How the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants for food, and medicinal uses, also including making shelters or making artifacts. This book has the answers Young Bracken fern shoots substitute for asparagus, clover for tea. Try a decoction made from mugwort next time you get poison oak. Plants are listed in categories

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How the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants for food, and medicinal uses, also including making shelters or making artifacts. This book has the answers Young Bracken fern shoots substitute for asparagus, clover for tea. Try a decoction made from mugwort next time you get poison oak. Plants are listed in categories such as water plants, shrubs, herbs, trees, vines with an illustration to help in identification. Warning is given to avoid poisonous plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879610463
Publisher:
Naturegraph Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1962
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
66
Sales rank:
1,316,956
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.14(d)

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