The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 2, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 584 pages
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Nature offers a lush variety of healthful, intriguing, and delicious gruits and vegetables that don't require a gardener's green thumb to enjoy, yet most Americans limit themselves to about 60 or so fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains. From horsetails, ferns, and conifers toshrubs, vines, and herbaceous s pecies, this guide describes how to find, identify and use hundreds of plants as tasty morsels.

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Lycopods and Horsetails Lycopodiophyta and Equisetophyta
Cycads and Conifers Pinopfiyta
Flowering Plants Magnoliophyta

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Couplan is a columnist for several major French nature, health, and cooking magazines, he works with renowned chefs on integrating wild plants into their menus.

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