Edible Wild Plants : A North American Field Guide to over 200 Natural Foods, by Thomas S. Elias & Peter A. Dykeman
- ISBN: 9781402767159 | 1402767153
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 4/7/2009
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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 over 200 species of edible plants all across North America. With all the plants conveniently organized by season, enthusiasts will find it very simple to locate and identify their desired ingredients. Each entry includes images, plus facts on the plant's habitat, physical properties, harvesting, preparation, and poisonous look-alikes. The introduction contains tempting recipes for jams, jellies, and berry pies, and there's a quick-reference seasonal key for each plant, along with a list of poisonous plants best avoided. - Previous editions of this field guide have sold impressively for more than a decade, and with its new look, it should continue to sell strongly for years to come - The striking color photographs, scrupulous content, and well-organized structure make this handbook both eye-catching and exceptionally practical - Because the plants here are found throughout North America, it will appeal to foragers across the United States and Canada