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A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America (Paperback)

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    More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous look-alikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.


    ISBN 9780395926222
    Genre NATURE / Plants / General
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1999-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 7.25 in
    Wdth 4.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.7 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Eastern and Central North America
    Series Name Peterson Field Guide Series
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Peterson, Lee Allen

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    • Comprehensive
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      Layout is easy to follow and makes identifying in the field a cinch.

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    • A Field Guide to Eatable Wild Plants
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      IF your are interested in wild eatable plants that are right under your nose. this is the book for you. The organization and reference subject is superb. the book also recommends more books from all kinds of Authors. If your into the out doors, or just want to know the little world around you, this is the book fro you.

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    • Nice field guide, not "superb".
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      This is a very thorough and interesting field guide. The drawings and descriptions leave no room for mistakes when you are searching for wild edible plant species. One thing I really enjoy about this book is that with each plant description, there are lists of ways to prepare the plant for consumption. The one thing that I feel is missing from this book is the fact that there aren't any distribution maps of the plants' habitats. The book only describes the plants' distribution in words, which isn't bad really, but not as convenient as a quick glance at a map. The color plate section could have been larger as well. Other than that, it's a good field guide and I've enjoyed perusing it so far.

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