Synopses & Reviews
This book is an excellent listing of the edible plants of the Rockies. It provides recipes for the preparation of beers and wines, jams and preserves, the cooking of greens and the preparation of dyes, as well as brief histories of the plants' uses by historic and prehistoric peoples. The book contains drawings of the plants in their flowering or fruiting state and lists them by common name as well as scientific name for ready reference.
Botanical listing of edible plants, recipes and ethnobotanical information, wilderness survival manual, with a chapter on poisonous plants.