The Fictioning Horror Sale
 
 

Botany


spacer

Botany
Ethnobotany and Useful Plants


There are 71 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Botany - Ethnobotany and Useful Plants
Page 1 of 4 next

The Drunken Botanist
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
Publisher Comments
Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans... (read more)

List Price $19.95
Your price: $13.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge a Radical History of Plants, Drugs, and Human Evolution
by Terence Mckenna
Staff Pick
McKenna starts his radical revision of human evolution by positing the theory that we evolved from apes to humans because of brain changes brought about by ingesting psilocybin-containing mushrooms. This was, in his opinion, the birth of religion, and... (read more)

Your price: $20.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature
The Secret Teachings of Plants: The Intelligence of the Heart in the Direct Perception of Nature
by Stephen Harrod Buhner
Publisher Comments
Ancient and indigenous peoples have insisted their knowledge of plant medicines came from the plants themselves, perceived through a heart-centered mode of perception, not trial-and-error experimentation. Author Stephen Harrod Buhner explores this heart... (read more)

Your price: $18.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate
Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate
by John Kallas
Publisher Comments
Imagine what you could do with eighteen delicious new greens in your dining arsenal including purslane, chickweed, curly dock, wild spinach, sorrel, and wild mustard. John Kallas makes it fun and easy to learn about foods you've unknowingly passed by all... (read more)

Your price: $24.99
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
by Rebecca Lerner
Publisher Comments
In this engaging and eye-opening read, forager-journalist Becky Lerner sets out on a quest to find her inner hunter-gatherer in the city of Portland, Oregon. After a disheartening week trying to live off wild plants from the streets and parks near... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $8.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet
Eating the Sun: How Plants Power the Planet
by Oliver Morton
Publisher Comments
From acclaimed science journalist Oliver Morton comes Eating the Sun, a fascinating, lively, profound look at photosynthesis, nature's greatest miracle. From the physics, chemistry, and cellular biology that make photosynthesis possible, to the quirky... (read more)

List Price $15.99
Your price: $7.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants
Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants
by Jane Goodall
From Powells.com
Mother's Day Gift Ideas Hurry! It's May 11. See more of our favorite picks for moms here.... (read more)

Your price: $30.00
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
by Samuel Thayer
Synopsis
A detailed guide to all aspects of using edible wild plants, from identifying and collecting through preparation. Covers all 41 plants in-depth, the text is accompanied by multiple color photos.... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
by Gregory L Tilford
Publisher Comments
Full-color photographs face detailed descriptions of 250 plant species in the western United States and Canada, covering field identification, habitat and range, edibility, medicinal uses, and more.... (read more)

List Price $21.00
Your price: $14.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Australian Bush Flower Essences
Australian Bush Flower Essences
by Ian White
Publisher Comments
Using the healing properties of flower essences is an ancient art, spanning many cultures. Flower essences are safe and powerful catalysts that anyone can use. Not only do they bring clarity to the conscious mind and develop many intuitive abilities but... (read more)

List Price $19.99
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Plant Spirit Healing: A Guide to Working with Plant Consciousness
Plant Spirit Healing: A Guide to Working with Plant Consciousness
by Pam Montgomery
Publisher Comments
Herbalist Pam Montgomery's triple spiral path--working through the heart to connect with the soul and gain access to the spirit--is a hands-on approach to partnering with plant spirits that promotes a profound healing, one that moves beyond mere... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


One River
One River
by Wade Davis
Publisher Comments
In the 1940s, biologist Richard Evans Schultes uncovered many of the secrets of the rain forest, relying not only on his own prodigious investigations, but on the wisdom passed down by local tribes. Thirty years later his student, Wade Davis, followed in... (read more)

List Price $18.00
Your price: $9.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West
Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West
by Michael Moore
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-324).... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


History & Folklore of North American Wildflowers
History & Folklore of North American Wildflowers
by Timothy Coffey
Book News Annotation
Some 700 plants (grouped in families) are illustrated with line drawings and identified with botanical and common names. Beliefs, customs, and superstitions associated with each are explicated with passages drawn from myriad sources. Annotation c... (read more)

List Price $40.00
Your price: $8.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Sastun : My Apprenticeship With Maya Healer (94 Edition)
Sastun : My Apprenticeship With Maya Healer (94 Edition)
by Rosita Arvigo
Publisher Comments
The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of the last surviving and most respected traditional healers in the rainforest of Belize.... (read more)

List Price $16.99
Your price: $9.00
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Deerholme Foraging Book: Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest
The Deerholme Foraging Book: Wild Foods and Recipes from the Pacific Northwest
by Bill Jones
Publisher Comments
The Deerholme Foraging Book is the ultimate book for foraging in the Pacific Northwest. Featuring local edible plants, sea vegetables, and shellfish as well as an overview of mushroom foraging, the book serves as an introduction to the world of wild food.... (read more)

Your price: $29.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide
Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide
by Thomas Elias
Publisher Comments
Already a huge success in previous editions, this must-have field guide now features a fresh new cover, as well as nearly 400 color photos and detailed information on more than 200 species of edible plants all across North America. With all the plants... (read more)

List Price $17.95
Your price: $12.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Gemmotherapy: The Science of Healing with Plant Stem Cells
Gemmotherapy: The Science of Healing with Plant Stem Cells
by Roger Halfon
Publisher Comments
Harnessing the vital energy of plant buds for detoxification and rejuvenation • The uses and healing properties of 34 tree and plant buds, including hawthorn, maple, and lilac • Catalog of more than 30 common ailments and their remedies &bull... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Tequila!: A Natural and Cultural History
Tequila!: A Natural and Cultural History
by A Valenzuela Zapata
Publisher Comments
The array of bottles is impressive, their contents finely tuned to varied tastes. But they all share the same roots in Mesoamerica's natural bounty and human culture. The drink is tequila—more properly, mescal de tequila, the first mescal to be... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern an D Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern an D Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
by Steven Foster
Publisher Comments
Peterson The best-selling field guides of all time Medicinal plants are increasingly well regarded as supplements and sometimes as alternatives for prescription drugs. Steven Foster and James A. Duke have used recent advances in the study of medicinal... (read more)

Your price: $21.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 3 4 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 71 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Botany
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.