A Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
Eastern and Central North America
Pub. price: $22.99
ISBN10: 039592622X ISBN13: 9780395926222 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Published: Sep 1 1999 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 7.25" Width: 4.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
An invaluable resource for foragers and outdoor enthusiasts. More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, 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. For more than 85 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack.