Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods, Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field Guides), The Official U.S. Army Illustrated Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places, The Forager's Harvest: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants, Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants, Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game: Beef, Veal, Pork, Lamb, Poultry, Rabbit, Venison, Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival, The Bushcraft Field Guide to Trapping, Gathering, and Cooking in the Wild. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. [This] handy paperback guide includes jelly, jam, and pie recipes, a seasonal key to plants, [and a] chart listing nutritional contents.”—Booklist. I used an earlier addition of this feild guide and found it very useful in derermining edible plants. Perfect size for hiking with. producing plants or parts of plants. Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2018. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. . Some ferns are poisonous, so identification is crucial. Some of the pictures only show a small section of leaves or a close up of the flowering top, leaving the rest of the plant to the description. The warning that not all of the plant is edible, even if part of it is, is a great bonus. In other words, he provides depth rather than breadth. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 25, 2011. The pages are also a heavier paper stock. Edible Wild Plants: The Complete, Authoritative Guide to Identification and Preparation of North American Edible Wild Plants and a great selection of related books, art … Author wisely advises you to get a companion book on toxic plants since this one focuses on the edible ones. They categorize everything by season, should be categorizing by the area in which the plants grow. Good. No info on mushrooms. Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods. I shall return the book. I don't think this would work well as a 'reference' book to plants you don't know in the wild however, but it would work fine if you have an idea of what the plant is from studying it previously and want to double check. If you’d like to discover even more edible wild plants, we suggest checking out the SAS Survival Handbook and the U.S. Army Survival Manual. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. And in the pages with the photographs the description of what plants give what nutrients is more than worth it. Other books for years had drawings but this book has colorful pictures to identify the plant. 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