Edible Wild Plants: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species

Edible Wild Plants: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species

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Edible Wild Plants: An Introduction to Familiar North American Species by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung

Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583551271
Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages: 1
Sales rank: 172,120
Product dimensions: 3.75(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 10 Years

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

With 650+ titles in print and 6.5 million copies sold, Waterford Press publishes the largest line of folding-format reference guides in the industry. Our mission is to connect people to the natural world by making knowledge about wildlife identification, outdoor recreation, travel, and safety and survival skills accessible to a wide audience.

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buckman More than 1 year ago
this is a foldup for pack or survival kit . has alround info on plants to survive in a tight situation.