Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

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Mountain Press Publishing, 1997 - Health & Fitness - 239 pages
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More than 75% of the 250+ species covered are also found across the northern US. Each entry includes a photograph and brief description of the plant, time of flowering, habitat and range, edibility and medicinal uses, and toxicity if applicable. Includes current and historical scientific and folkloric information.
  

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Review: Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

User Review  - Ryan Moulton - Goodreads

Great photographs, but could be better organized. There are an astonishing number of "medicinal" plants that can be "used as a diarrhetic" which makes it difficult to find the edible ones. Read full review

Review: Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

User Review  - FrankO - Goodreads

Excellent book. I bought it mainly for plant identification - the edible and medicinal info is a truly wonderful bonus. Unlike most field guides, it presents plants at the genus level rather than the ... Read full review

Contents

Scope and Purpose of This Book
4
Alder
12
Bee Balm
18
Burdock
24
Chickweed 50
74
Chokecherry 54
80
Coptis 40
86
Currant 46
92
Plantain
112
PricklyPear Cactus
118
Red Clover
124
Saint Johns Wort 130
170
Angelica
178
Bittersweet
186
Columbine 192
Glossary 217

Maidenhair Fern
94
Motherwort
100
Oxeye Daisy
106

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About the author (1997)

Tilford is a member of the American Herbalist Guild and president of the Natural Pet Products Association.

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