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Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants: A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes (Deluxe Clothbound Edition)

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Chronological historical citations document 500 years of usage of plants, trees, and shrubs native to eastern Canada, northeastern U.S. Also complete identifying information. 343 illustrations. "...this is the best Dover reprint relative to medicinal plants in fifteen years . . . you can't go wrong." — Botanic & Herb Reviews.

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Chronological historical citations document 500 years of usage of plants, trees, shrubs native to eastern Canada, northeastern U.S. Also complete identifying information. 343 illustrations. ...this is the best Dover reprint relative to medicinal plants in fifteen years...you can't go wrong. — Botanic & Herb Reviews.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Evergreen Trees

  -including the larch which drops its needles

Deciduous trees

  -including shrubby willows

Shrubs and Vines

  -including cherry and hawthorn trees

Wet Open Places

  —seasonally wet meadows, lake and stream banks, swamps and acid bogs or all moist open places. This section starts with plants that float in the water, moves to those that like water on their roots and then to those at water's edge. Also found in wet open places but discussed under other section are St. John's wort, raspberries, cleavers, violets, may apples, pepper grass, goldenrods and stinging nettles

Woods and Thickets

  —all kinds of wooded areas, ranging from climax forests, through open woods, to the edges of woods and including generally areas where plants are shaded by higher trees or shrubs and coniferous swamps. Also found in woods and thickets but discussed under other sections are jack in the pulpit, wood nettle, jewel weed, wild lettuce, columbine, cinquefoils, Indian hemp, chenopods, certain goldenrods, blackberries and raspberries

Dry Open Places

  —fields, fence rows, sides of roads, recently burnt-over land, pockets of soil in crevices in open rock and generally areas that are unshaded and dry in summer conditions. Also found in dry open places but discussed in other sections are some of the St. John' worts, asters, rattlesnake plantains, seneca snakeroot, racemed milkwort, golden and pale corydalis

Glossary

Sources Cited

General Index

Botanical Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486259512
Author:
Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte
Author:
Brown, Erichsen
Author:
Erich
Author:
sen-Brown, Charlotte
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Ethnobotany
Subject:
Plants, Medicinal
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Ethnobotany.
Subject:
Medicine, Traditional.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Botany -- United States.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Deluxe Clothbound Edition
Series Volume:
83
Publication Date:
19890331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.56 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Chronological historical citations document 500 years of usage of plants, trees, shrubs native to eastern Canada, northeastern U.S. Also complete identifying information. 343 illustrations. ...this is the best Dover reprint relative to medicinal plants in fifteen years...you can't go wrong. — Botanic & Herb Reviews.
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