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Edible Wild Plants of Eastern North America

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Authoritative, information-packed guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. Arranged according to uses: purees and soups, cereals, salads, nibbles and relishes, condiments and seasonings, much more. Also, helpful data on poisonous plants, mushrooms, seaweeds, lichens. Indispensable for naturalists, hikers, campers. 129 figures. 25 plates. Bibliography.

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Authoritative guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. How to locate, identify and use for soups, salads, desserts, seasonings, more. 129 figures. 25 plates. Bibliography.

Table of Contents

I. EDIBLE WILD PLANTS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO USES

  1. Purées and Soups

      Purées

      Starchy and Mucilaginous Soups

      Fruit Soups

  2. "Starchy or Root-Vegetables, Cereals, Nuts and Breadstuffs"

      Cooked Starchy or Root-Vegetables

      Nuts and large Seeds

      Breakfast Cereals

      Breadstuffs

  3. Cooked Green Vegetables

      Potherbs or Greens

      Vegetables served like Asparagus

      Other Green Vegetables

  4. Salads

  5. Nibbles and Relishes

  6. Pickles

  7. Condiments and Seasoning

  8. Drinks

      Substitutes for Tea

      Substitutes for Coffee

      Substitutes for Chocolate

      Cold Drinks

  9. Rennets

  10. "Syrups and Sugars, Confections"

      Syrups and Sugars

      Confections

  11. "Fresh or Preserved Fruits, Jellies and Marmalades"

      "Fruits, fresh or cooked"

      Jellies and Marmalades

      Drying of Fruits

  12. Table-Oils and Butters

  13. Masticatories and Chewing Gums

      Masticatories

      Chewing Gums

  14. Emergency-Foods

II. POISONOUS FLOWERING PLANTS LIKELY TO BE MISTAKEN FOR EDIBLE SPECIES

  1. Poisonous Bulbs and Roots

  2. Poisonous new Shoots and young Foliage resembling Edible Plants

  3. Poisonous Dry Fruits or Seeds resembling Edible Seeds

  4. Poisonous Berries

III. DETAILED ENUMERATION AND DISCUSSION OF EDIBLE WILD FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA

IV. "MUSHROOMS, SEAWEEDS AND LICHENS"

  1. Mushrooms

      Poisonous Mushroom Species

      Some Edible Mushroom Species

  2. Seaweeds

  3. Lichens

V. BIBLIOGRAPHY

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486291048
Other:
Fernald, Merritt Lyndon
Author:
Kinsey, Alfred Charles
Author:
Charles Kinsey
Author:
Alfred
Author:
Fernald, Merritt Lyndon
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Flowers, plants and trees
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Identification
Subject:
Wild plants, Edible
Subject:
Plants, edible
Subject:
Wild plants, Edible -- Canada, Eastern -- Identification.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
root vegetables
Subject:
purees and soups
Subject:
Salads
Subject:
Botany-General
Subject:
Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20111131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.1 lb

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Authoritative guide offers a detailed enumeration of 1,000 species of edible plants and ferns. How to locate, identify and use for soups, salads, desserts, seasonings, more. 129 figures. 25 plates. Bibliography.
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