Wild Roots: A Forager's Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Roots, Tubers, Corms, and Rhizomes of North America

Wild Roots: A Forager's Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Roots, Tubers, Corms, and Rhizomes of North America

by Doug Elliott, Douglas B. Elliott
     
 

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For more than two decades Doug Elliot has wandered the fields, forests, and marshlands of North America gathering roots and herbs, and plant lore. A labor of love, Wild Roots is filled with practical information, extraordinary drawings and lively commentary, and offers a wealth of information about the roots, rhizomes, and tubers of North America.  See more details below

Overview

For more than two decades Doug Elliot has wandered the fields, forests, and marshlands of North America gathering roots and herbs, and plant lore. A labor of love, Wild Roots is filled with practical information, extraordinary drawings and lively commentary, and offers a wealth of information about the roots, rhizomes, and tubers of North America.

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Natural Farmer
"A wealth of information about almost sixty roots of North American plants. . . . It, altogether, is a thought-provoking little book, obviously a labor of love."
Cincinnati Enquirer
"With its wealth of information and delightfully humorous flavor, Wild Roots refreshes the spirit like a hot cup of sassafras tea."
From the Publisher
"With its wealth of information and delightfully humorous flavor, Wild Roots refreshes the spirit like a hot cup of sassafras tea."

"A wealth of information about almost sixty roots of North American plants. . . . It, altogether, is a thought-provoking little book, obviously a labor of love."

Winter 1998/99 Natural Farmer
"A wealth of information about almost sixty roots of North American plants. . . . It, altogether, is a thought-provoking little book, obviously a labor of love."
Cincinnati Enquirer
"With its wealth of information and delightfully humorous flavor, Wild Roots refreshes the spirit like a hot cup of sassafras tea."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892815388
Publisher:
Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date:
07/28/1995
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
758,856
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Doug Elliott is the author of Woodslore and Wildwoods Wisdom and lives in Union Mills, North Carolina.

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