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Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska
by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon
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This easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast... (read more)

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The Drunken Botanist
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
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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)

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Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants
Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants
by Douglas Tallamy
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With the accelerating pace of development and subsequent habitat destruction, the pressures on wildlife populations are greater than ever. But there is a surprisingly important and relatively simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone... (read more)

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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
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In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca for people who care passionately about one particular plant -- though this... (read more)

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David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work: An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work: An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest
by Jack Nisbet
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During a meteoric career that spanned from 1825 to 1834, David Douglas made the first systematic collections of flora and fauna over many parts of the greater Pacific Northwest. Despite his early death, colleagues in Great Britain attached the Douglas... (read more)

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Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
by Ellen Zachos
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You don't need to trek into the forest to forage edible plants. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban or suburban neighborhoods. You'll be amazed by how many... (read more)

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Northwest Foraging: The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Northwest Foraging: The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest
by Doug Benoliel
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Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974... (read more)

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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
by John Vaughan
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A true cornucopia, The New Oxford Book of Food Plants overflows with information and is packed with beautiful, hand-painted illustrations of the worlds food plants. In an oversized format with alternating full-page color plates, readers will find a feast... (read more)

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California Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger
California Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger
by Judith Larner Lowry
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The diversity of California's terrain and climate are a forager's dream, with unique offerings from the coast, the mountains, the deserts, and everywhere in between. A passionate... (read more)

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Pacific Northwest Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts
Pacific Northwest Foraging: 120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts
by Douglas Deur
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The Pacific Northwest is a veritable feast for foragers. The forests, meadows, streambanks, and even the weedy margins of neighborhoods are home to a surprising number of delicious wild edible plants. Douglas Deur, a lifetime Northwest forager, shares... (read more)

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Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
by Rebecca Lerner
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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)

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Pacific Northwest Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Western Idaho, Southeast Alaska, and British (Wildflower)
Pacific Northwest Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Western Idaho, Southeast Alaska, and British (Wildflower)
by Damian Fagan
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For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide® has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great... (read more)

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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
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Sagebrush Country : a Wildflower Sanctuary (92 Edition)
Sagebrush Country : a Wildflower Sanctuary (92 Edition)
by Ronald J. Taylor
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Through color photographs and nontechnical descriptions, this book introduces visitors and residents alike to the abundant plant life in the land of bitterbrush and coyotes.... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Plants of the Rocky Mountains
Plants of the Rocky Mountains
by Linda Kershaw
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Over 1300 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens are described and illustrated. Notes on origin of name, ecology, native uses, edibility and similar species are included, as are color-coded sections to allow for quick... (read more)

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Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds
Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds
by Scott Chaskey
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Scott Chaskey—working farmer, poet, and spiritual father of the community farming movement—considers "the web of biodiversity and resilience at the heart of our cultural inheritance" by masterfully weaving history, politics, botany... (read more)

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Northwest Weeds: The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and Roadsides
Northwest Weeds: The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and Roadsides
by Ronald J Taylor
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"Northwest Weeds" describes and illustrates the prominent weeds of the north-western United States and adjacent Canada. It includes information on the origin, distribution, aggressiveness, and edibility of each weed, and full-color photographs.... (read more)

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Edible Wild Plants: A Falcon Field Guide [Tm] (Falcon Field Guide)
Edible Wild Plants: A Falcon Field Guide [Tm] (Falcon Field Guide)
by Todd Telander
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Edible Wild Plants highlights ninety of the most common and sought-after edible plant species in North America. Detailed illustrations and descriptions make it easy to identify plants in your backyard and beyond. Organized by family... (read more)

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Lichens of North America
Lichens of North America
by Irwin M. Brodo
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This comprehensive manual offers accurate, up-to-date, and clear information for identifying New England's remarkable array of tracheophytes (vascular plants, excluding mosses). With fully researched entries on some 3,500 native and nonnative species... (read more)

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