Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide

Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide

by Kelly Kindscher

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Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide by Kelly Kindscher

"One of the most important, original contributions to American medicinal plant literature in decades. Combining thoughtful insight with thorough research, this book has broad appeal, yet is scientifically sound—a rare blend with lasting value."—Steven Foster, coauthor of A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and editor of Botanical & Herb Reviews

"Kelly Kindscher is the plains version of John Muir. Join him in the journey to discover the great pharmaceutical house on the prairie."—Wes Jackson, director of The Land Institute and author of New Roots of Agriculture

"A superb recounting of the use of prairie plants by Indian tribes of central North America."—Walter H. Lewis, coauthor of Medicinal Botany: Plants Affecting Man's Health

"Good reading-and a good source book for anthropologists, botanists, and ethnologists."—James A. Duke, author of Handbook of Northeastern Indian Medicinal Plants

Author Biography: Kelly Kindscher is author of Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. He has a Ph.D. in plant ecology from the University of Kansas and is a consultant for Prairieland Ecological Services.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700605279
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 06/28/1992
Series: Kansas and the Region Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 664,830
Product dimensions: 5.58(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.88(d)

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