A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1978 - Nature - 330 pages

An invaluable resource for foragers and outdoor enthusiasts.

More than 370 edible wild plants, and 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described in A Peterson Field Guide To Edible Wild Plants--plus, 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.



Poisonous Plants
Woody Plants Trees Shrubs Vines
Miscellaneous Plants
Where and When They Occur
Food Uses
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ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.

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