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The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms

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If people knew how many poisonous plants are commonly found in homes and gardens, they'd be shocked. Plants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly.

The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental

and crop plants, and houseplants. Each plant entry includes a clear photograph to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, notes on where they commonly occur, and a description of their toxic properties. Plants are listed by common name to assist the non-specialist.

About the Author

Nancy J. Turner is an ethnobotanist and distinguished professor in the School of Environmental Studies at the University of Victoria. She is also a research associate with the Royal British Columbia Museum.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881929294
Author:
Turner, Nancy J.
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Von Aderkas, Patrick
Author:
Patrick von Aderkas
Subject:
Toxicology
Subject:
Poisonous plants
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Mushrooms
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
NATURE / Mushrooms
Subject:
Science-Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Medical-Toxicology
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Mushrooms, Poisonous.
Subject:
Plants - Mushrooms
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Subject:
Nature : Plants - Mushrooms
Subject:
NATURE / Plants / Mu
Subject:
shrooms
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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