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Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.
Edible Wild Plants is a unique guide to berries, nuts, leaves and plants found in North America. Detailed color illustrations and groupings help the novice and expert nature lover identify edible vegetation. Printed on laminate material and folded for easy storage and retrieval, this is an invaluable resource.
A must-have reference guide for beginners and experts alike. This indispensable guide identifies common species of edible and poisonous plants found throughout North America. It also provides helpful tips on harvesting fruit and berries, nuts and seeds, and leaves.
Accessible and informative, this laminated, pocket-sized reference documents more than 100 species of edible berries, nuts, leaves, and plants found in North America and explains how to harvest them. A section on dangerous, poisonous plants is also included.
Some wild edible plants have very poisonous look-alikes and it is vital to know the difference. Edible Wild Plants is the essential pocket-sized, folding guide to familiar edible berries, nuts, leaves and plants found in North America and advises how to harvest them. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants. Created and printed in the USA, and updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated species selection, it conveniently folds to fit in a back pocket so you have vital information readily available when you need it.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.