Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

by Bradford Angier
     
 

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First-ever revision of a classic guidebookEssential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility as well as updated taxonomy and 18 new speciesHow to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wildThis illustrated guide to North American wild edibles has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K. Foster…  See more details below

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First-ever revision of a classic guidebookEssential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility as well as updated taxonomy and 18 new speciesHow to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wildThis illustrated guide to North American wild edibles has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K. Foster revises Bradford Angier's invaluable foraging handbook, updating the taxonomy and adding more than a dozen species. Scientific information for a general audience and full-color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plants' uses, making this a practical guide for modern-day foragers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811734479
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
05/10/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
285
Sales rank:
478,254
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Bradford Angier is the author of numerous best-selling books on nature and outdoor living, including Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants (978-0-8117-2076-2), Wilderness Shelters and How to Build Them (978-1-5857-4430-5), and Looking for Gold (978-0-8117-2034-2). David K. Foster is associate professor of biology and environmental science at Messiah College in Pennsylvania and a member of the Society of American Foresters.

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