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0912550317
ISBN-13:
9780912550312
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Berry Finder: A guide to native plants with fleshy fruits

Berry Finder: A guide to native plants with fleshy fruits

Paperback(Second Edition)

$5.95

Overview

Easily Identify the Berries You Find!

Enjoy learning how to identify berries with this guide from celebrated author Dorcas Miller. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify a wide variety of berries in no time. And its small size makes it just right for fitting in a pocket or pack when you go for a hike.

Features:

  • Refers to all fleshy fruits as "berries," whether they are drupes, pomes, accessory fruits, aggregates, or true berries.
  • Includes native species as well as some cultivated species that have escaped to the wild
  • Helps you identify plants with fleshy fruit 1 inch in diameter or smaller, found in Eastern North America.
  • Describes ripe fruits, as most unripe fruits are green or white, and many turn several colors before maturing

Note that this is a plant identification book, not a guide to edible plants.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780912550312
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Publication date: 06/02/2015
Series: Nature Study Guides
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 3.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dorcas S. Miller is the author of three other books in the Finders series: Track Finder, Constellation Finder, and Winter Weed Finder, as well as books on many topics, including kayaking, hiking, natural history, and outdoor cooking. She has been a registered Maine Guide, Outward Bound instructor, and whitewater guide. Cherie Hunter Day is also the author of Life on Intertidal Rocks in the Finders series.

Read an Excerpt

Opposite, entire leaves

from 6

20

If plant is:

  • an evergreen shrub, it is

    Partridgeberry

    Mitchella repens
  • a vine with twining stems, it is

    Climbing Honeysuckle

    Lonicera spp.
  • a parasitic, evergreen plant growing on a

    broad-leaved tree, it is Mistletoe, page

    30.

red berries

2/3

red, orange, or black berries 1/3

Table of Contents

Species List

  • Herbs
  • Wild Calla
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Trillium
  • Clintonia
  • Indian Cucumber-Root
  • Bunchberry
  • Green Dragon
  • Jack-in-the-Pulpit
  • Wild Strawberry
  • Blue Cohosh
  • Ginseng
  • Feverwort or Wild Coffee
  • Asparagus
  • Twisted Stalk
  • Fairybells
  • False Solomon’s Seal
  • Three-leaved or Star-flowered Solomon’s Seal
  • Blackberry
  • Lily
  • Pokeweed
  • Tiger Lily
  • Ground Cherry
  • Black Nightshade
  • Horse Nettle
  • Cloud Berry
  • Goldenseal
  • Strawberry Blight
  • Indian Strawberry
  • Baneberry
  • American Spikenard
  • Cabbage Palmetto
  • American Yew
  • Crowberry
  • Red Cedar
  • Dwarf Juniper
  • Tailing Juniper
  • Vines and Creeping Shrubs
  • Partridgeberry
  • Climbing Honeysuckle
  • Carrion Flower
  • Greenbrier
  • Supplejack
  • Bittersweet
  • Redberry Moonseed
  • Matrimony Vine
  • Snowberry Wintergreen
  • Cranberry
  • Bearberry
  • American Ampelopsis
  • Redberry Wintergreen
  • Sand Cherry
  • English Ivy
  • Grape
  • Bitter Nightshade
  • Canada Moonseed or Cupseed
  • Virginia Creeper
  • Peppervine
  • Shrubs and Small Trees
  • Fly Honeysuckle
  • Dogwood
  • Mistletoe
  • Snowberry or Wolfberry
  • Fringe-Tree
  • Coralberry
  • Privet
  • Buffaloberry
  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Common Buckthorn
  • Forestiera
  • Beautyberry
  • Sheep Laurel
  • Cranberry Viburnum
  • Southern Arrowwood
  • Northern Wild-Raisin
  • Hobblebush
  • Waxmyrtle or Bayberry
  • Silverberry
  • Elderberry
  • Japanese Barberry
  • Common Spicebush
  • Daphne
  • Mountain Holly
  • Leatherwood
  • Bumelia
  • Alternate-Leaved Dogwood
  • Blueberry
  • Huckleberry
  • Farkleberry
  • Deerberry
  • Bilberry
  • Inkberry or Gallberry
  • Holly
  • Wild Plum
  • Cherry
  • Buckthorn
  • Juneberry Shad Serviceberry
  • Chokeberry
  • American Barberry
  • Firethorn
  • Flowering Raspberry
  • Thimbleberry
  • Currant
  • Hawthorne
  • Gooseberry
  • Bristly Black Currant
  • Devil’s Club
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Poison Sumac
  • Red Raspberry
  • Rose
  • Sumac
  • Dewberry
  • Blackberry
  • Mountain Ash
  • Bristly Sarsaparilla
  • Hercules Club
  • Trees
  • Devilwood
  • Persimmon
  • Redbay
  • Tupelo or Sour Gum
  • Sassafras
  • American Holly
  • Red or White Mulberry
  • Hackberry
  • Chinaberry
  • Soapberry

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