Medicinal, Herbal, and Edible Plants


Medicinal & Herbal Plants

NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINAL PLANTS: An Ethnobotanical Dictionary 
Daniel Moerman.  Describes the medicinal use of 2700+ plants by 218 Native American tribes.  Information - adapted from the same research used to create Moerman's monumental Native American Ethnobotany (see N4539) - includes 82 categories of medicinal uses, ranging from analgesics, contraceptives, gastrointestinal aids, hypotensive medicines, sedatives, and toothache remedies.  Includes extensive indexes arranged by tribe, usage, and common name, making it easy to access the wealth of information in the detailed catalog of plants.  An essential reference for students and professionals in the fields of anthropology, botany, and naturopathy, as well as an engaging read for anyone interested in ethnobotany and natural healing. 6 x 9, 800p, 150 line drawings, 2009.
N9875 paperback..........US $29.95 CAN $32.95

MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE WORLD
Ben-Erik van Wyk, Michael Wink.  A comprehensive and scientifically accurate guide to the best-known and most important medicinal plants.  Includes descriptions of more than 300 medicinal plants and their close relatives.  Each entry includes a description of the plant, the geographical origin, therapeutic category, historical and modern uses, active ingredients, and pharmacological effects.  An essential reference guide for anyone with an interest in medicinal plants and their uses. 6-1/2 x 9-1/2, 480p, 793 color photos, 3 tables, 137 diagrams, 2004.
M6027 hardcover ..........US $39.95 CAN $43.95

A HANDBOOK OF NATIVE AMERICAN HERBS
Alma Hutchens.  Based on the author's classic work, Indian Herbalogy of North America, a portable handbook providing detailed descriptions of 125 of the most useful medicinal plants commonly found in North America.  Includes directions for a range of uses, remedies for common ailments, and notes onthe herbal traditions of other lands.  Entries include staples of folk medicine, like echinacea and slippery elm, as well as common kitchen herbs - like parsley, thyme, and pepper - whose tonic and healing properties as less widely known.  An authoritative pocket guide. 4-1/2 x 8-1/4, 256p, color photos, 1992.
H6995 paperback..........US $18.95 CAN $23.00

THE OLD HERB DOCTOR (2/e, revised)
Joseph Meyer.  Meyer devoted his life to providing herbs and information to people across the United States, earning him the title of the "Old Herb Doctor."  Many readers of Meyer's Herbalist Almanac were inspired to send letters praising his herbs and treatments, claiming miraculous cures, and sharing their own recipes and alternative remedies.  Those letters were collected to create The Old Herb Doctor.  This collection details the way Americans used medicinal herbs in the 1920s and 1930s.  An insightful reference for those interested in herbal medicine and natural cures. 6 x 9, 176p, line drawings, 1984, 2009.
O5566 paperback..........US $15.00 CAN $16.95

BREVERTON'S COMPLETE HERBAL: A Book of Remarkable Plants and Their Uses
Terry Breverton.  A reworking of the classic, Culpeper's Complete Herbal (1653), for a modern-day audience.  Identifies each of Culpeper's 250 herbs and spices, with a description of their appearance and Latin name/family; plus descriptions of the herbs' uses in medicine, dyeing, and/or cuisine from the Greeks to the present day.  Packed with interesting facts, like most herbs have their uses attached to their old names: Lungwort cured lung illnesses, Fleabane was strewn to get rid of fleas, and Wolfbane poisoned wolves.  Includes feature sidebars and spreads on scented herb/medicinal gardens, the great herbalists, as well as New World herbs.  A modern, illustrated take on a classic reference. 5-1/4 x 7-7/8, 384p, 100 illustrations, 2012.
B0229 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $21.95

MEDICINAL PLANTS OF NORTH AMERICA: A Forager's Field Guide (A Falcon Guide)
Jim Meunick.  Features 120 medicinal plants found across North America.  Organized from simple and familiar to rare (and more difficult to identify) in the environment and habitat (field, prairies, woods, mountains, deserts, and wetlands).  Each entry includes: a plant description, including relevant facts/notes; location; food; historical and modern uses; precautions and toxicity; wildlife and veterinary uses, and; a color photograph.  A handy reference for anyone interested in medicinal plants, their uses, and habitats.  6 x 9, 176p, 120+ color photos, 2008.
M2984 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $21.95

THE USES OF WILD PLANTS: Using and Growing the Wild Plants of the United States and Canada
Frank Tozer.  Presents interesting and valuable uses for 1200+ species in 500 genera of wild plants found throughout North America and beyond.  Provides a survey of how plants have been used for food, drink, medicine, fuel, clothing, intoxicants, and more throughout history.  Each listing includes a detailed description and drawing to aid in identifying these valuable plants in your garden and in the wild.  Includes cultivation techniques for the most significant of these plants, and their uses in the garden.  An insightful guide for anyone who wants to learn more about wild plants and their uses. 8-1/2 x 11, 264p, b&w illustrations, 2007.
U8903 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $27.95

MEDICINAL AND OTHER USES OF NORTH AMERICAN PLANTS: A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes
Charlotte Erichsen-Brown.  Chronological historical citations document 500 years of usage of plants, trees, and shrubs native to the NE United States and eastern Canada.  Contains identification information presented or organized generally by habitat and families.  Interesting and instructive.  A fascinating compilation of historical accounts about the Native Americans and early settlers and their use of plants. 6-1/2 x 9-1/4, 544p, 343 b&w illustrations, reprint 1989.
M951X paperback ..........US $17.95 CAN $21.95

THE FUNGAL PHARMACY: Medicinal Mushrooms of Western Canada
Robert Rogers.  From a natural medicine educator, a resource for anyone with an interest in medicinal mushrooms.  Provides detailed descriptions of medicinal mushrooms found in Western Canada (and certainly beyond).  From folklore (myths and legends) to modern scientific analysis, this guide features medicinal, traditional, and culinary uses.  For each species, includes details on fungi essence, essential oil, homeopathy, and more � where applicable. 7-1/4 x 9, 234p, color photos, charts, 2006.
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FROM EARTH TO HERBALIST: An Earth-Conscious Guide to Medicinal Plants 
Gregory Tilford.  Written by one of America's foremost herbalists.  Features fifty-two (52) profiles of medicinal herbs and common uses for 125+ species of useful plants growing throughout North America.  Each plant's write-up includes its identifying features, habitat & range, medicinal actions and practical applications, proper harvest and medicine-making techniques, and more.  Sections explain how to keep a field journal, guidelines for harvesting and handling herbs in the field, and the basics of making herbal preparations.  A must for anyone interested in making and using their own plant medicines. 5-3/8 x 8-3/8, 262p, color photos, 1998.
F3729 paperback ...........US $21.00 CAN $23.95

WILD MEDICINAL PLANTS
Anny Schneider.  A full-color guide to using some eighty (80) wild medicinal plants found in North America.  Includes descriptions and photographs of each plant species, as well as information on where to find and how to use them.  Matches a variety of illnesses with the plants that treat them, discusses how they work, as well as how and what parts of the plants should be gathered.  6-1/2 x 8, 304p, 275 color photos, 2002.
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TOM BROWN'S FIELD GUIDE TO WILD EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS
Tom Brown Jr..  A wide-ranging and informative handbook reveals fascinating ways to utilize the uncommon benefits of common trees, shrubs, flowers, and other plants.  Explains: how to use every part of the plant; where and when to harvest them, and; how to prepare them (i.e. food dishes, soups, teas, etc.).  An essential guide to nature's greatest gifts. 6 x 9, 242p, 12 b&w illustrations, 1985.
T0634 paperback ...........US $16.00 CAN $18.50

HERBAL REMEDIES FROM THE WILD: Finding and Using Medicinal Herbs (2nd ed.)
Corinne Martin.  A handbook detailing how to identify, gather, and prepare more than fifty (50) wild herbs, common to North America, for medicinal use.  A line drawing of each herb aids in identification and the description provides the recommended dosage for specific ailments (including cautions about conditions that preclude the use of the herb).  Includes instructions for making teas, tinctures, salves, and syrups.  A revised, redesigned Earthmagic that sold nearly 10,000 copies. 6 x 9, 228p, 52 illustrations, 2000.
H4858 paperback ...........US $15.00 CAN $18.95

FIELD GUIDE TO MEDICINAL WILD PLANTS (2/e)
Bradford Angier; w/revisions by David Foster.  The first-ever revision of this field guide that has been a "classic" for 30+ years.  Revisions include updated taxonomy and fifteen (15) new species, including the purple cornflower (echinecea), ephedra, jewelweed, goldenseal, and more.  Contains characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities of 120+ wild plants.  Scientific information for a general audience and full-color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of plants' uses.  An invaluable handbook and practical guide for anyone interested in the medicinal uses of wild plants. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 272p, 130 color illustrations, 1978, 2008.
F4935 paperback..........US $21.95 CAN $24.95

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MEDICINAL PLANTS
Judith Sumner, forward by Mark Plotkin.  Wild and cultivated plants have provided humans with cures for 1000's of years, from aspirin to quinine.  Writing for the lay reader, Sumner surveys the history of the use of plants in medicine, the range of chemicals produced by plants, and the prospects for future discoveries.  A good, insightful reference. 6 x 9, 252p, 30 color photos, 43 b&w illustrations, 2000.
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N4830 hardcover ...........US $24.95 CAN $28.95

ABORIGINAL PLANT USE IN CANADA'S NORTHWEST BOREAL FOREST
Robert J. Marles.  Describes traditional Aboriginal uses of over 200 plants from the boreal forest region of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.  Compiled from original ethnobotanical fieldwork across twenty-nine (29) communities and from over 100 elders throughout this region.  Entries and accompanying photos are arranged by plant family, including information on physical descriptions, habitat, uses for food, technology, medicine, and potential economic use.  A valuable handbook. 6 x 9, 256p, 200 color illustrations, 1999.
A7385 paperback ...........US $25.95 CAN $25.95

NATIVE AMERICAN ETHNOBOTANY
Daniel Moerman.  An extraordinary collection of the plants used by North American native peoples for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other uses.  As an anthropologist, Moerman devoted 25 years to the task of gathering the accumulated ethnobotanical knowledge on 4,000+ plants.  Over 44,000 uses for these plants by various tribes are documented here (of which more than half are medicinal, listings of 11,078 uses for foods, 2567 for fibers, 607 for dyes, and 5494 for a rich assortment of other uses, such as ceremonial and magical items, cleaning agents, fertilizers, fuels, insecticides, soap, jewelry, tools, toys, weapons, and much more).  A "must have"/essential reference.  "... Native American Ethnobotany is a unique and exhaustive compilation of the uses of plants by Native North Americans.  This formidable work is ethnobotany writ large" - Nina Etkin, Pres., The International Society for Ethnopharmacolgy.  8-1/2 x 11, 927p, 1998. OVERSIZE.
N4539 hardcover ...........US $79.95 CAN $86.95

A MODERN HERBAL (2 Volume set)
Margaret Grieve.  The fullest compilation of herbal material.  Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary.  Covers over 800 species of herbs, grasses, mushrooms, shrubs and trees.  Includes botanical information, cultivation tips, medical properties, derivative substances, folklore, economic uses, and more.  Indispensable to the serious reader. 6 x 9, 888p, 161 b&w illustrations, 1931, reprint 1971. OVERSIZE.
M7987 paperback (2 vol.) ...........US $35.95 CAN $44.95

FORAGING NEW ENGLAND: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods and Medicinal Plants from Maine to Connecticut 
Tom Seymour.  A reference guide to the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the Northeast (NE).  Provides detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals, as well as tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods.  Organized by environmental zone (i.e. woodlands, seashores, streamsides, swamps and bogs, etc.). 6 x 9, 208p, 87 color photos, 2002.
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F9545 paperback ...........US $16.95 CAN $19.95

AMERICAN MEDICINAL PLANTS
Charles Millspaugh.  A definitive classic study of 180 native and naturalized plants.  Covers curative and adverse physiological effects, chemical constituents, nomenclature, description, history, and habitat.  Excellent illustrations show pollen, fruit, seed, leaf and other parts. 6 x 9, 806p, b&w illustrations, 1892, reprint 1974.
A0341 paperback ...........US $39.95 CAN $43.95
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IDENTIFYING AND HARVESTING EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS
Steve Brill.  Shows how to find and prepare over 500 different plants for nutrition and better health, including such common plants as mullein, stinging nettle, cattail, and wild apricots.   Detailed line drawings help readers identify a wide range of plants - many of which are suited for cooking by following the more than thirty (30) recipes included.  A field guide to nature's bounty and a source of intriguing information about the plants that surround us. 8-1/2 x 11, 336p, 260+ b&w illustrations, 1994.
I4253 paperback ...........US $21.99 CAN $27.99

EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE ROCKIES
Linda Kershaw.  This comprehensive guide describes 333 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens used by people from ancient times (Native Americans and early European settlers) to present.  Features clear descriptions of the plants, where to find them, and their food, medicinal and other uses.  Includes warnings and a section on the more common poisonous plants of the region. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 272p, 546 color photos, 77 line drawings, 2000.
E2296 paperback ..........US $21.95 CAN $25.95

EDIBLE & MEDICINAL PLANTS OF CANADA
Andrew MacKinnon, Linda Kershaw, John Arnason.  A compilation of information illustrating how plants have been used by humans historically - from food and clothing, to medicine and shelter.  With its diverse habitats, Canada is home to an incredible range of plant species that have helped native peoples and early settlers survive through the centuries.  This book describes nearly 600 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens.  Contains: clear descriptions of the plants and where to find them; gathering and preparation details; warnings about plant allergies, poisons and digestive upsets; a section of identifying poisonous plants and similar species, and; more.  A comprehensive reference on this increasingly popular subject area. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 448p, 530+ color photos, 125+ b&w illustrations, 2009.
E5724 paperback..........US $29.95 CAN $29.95

HEALING PLANTS: A Medicinal Guide to Native North American Plants and Herbs
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H5093 paperback ..........US $16.95 CAN $20.95

Wild Edible Plants

BASIC ESSENTIALS: EDIBLE WILD PLANTS & USEFUL HERBS (3/e)
Jim Meunick.  With this updated guide, discover how to identify and gather 100+ of the most nutritious wild plants and useful herbs in the contiguous United States.  Unlike other field guides, groups plants according to where they are found - from bodies of water to yards, meadows, woodlands, mountains, plains, deserts, and coasts.  Includes: tips for identifying poisonous plants and poisonous look-alikes; some recipes, and; basic wild plant foraging rules.  A handy resource geared to what you need to know about foraging for wild plants and herbs. 6 x 9, 95p, color photos, 1999, 2007.
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BE0868 paperback ..........US $8.95 CAN $11.95

EDIBLE WILD PLANTS OF ATLANTIC CANADA
Peter Scott.  Aids readers to learn about and identify more than sixty (60) edible plant species commonly found in Atlantic Canada.  Concise descriptions include harvesting tips and are accompanied by color photographs.  Divides plants into habitats where each can be found - heaths, clearings, forest floor, peatlands, seaside, banks and shores, and disturbed areas.  Includes basic recipes, a glossary and references.  A valuable field guide to the wide variety of edibles plants of this region. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4, 182p, color photos, 2010.
E7608 flex..........US $29.95 CAN $29.95

FRUIT & NUTS: A comprehensive guide to the cultivation, uses and health benefits of over 300 food producing plants
Susanna Lyle.  An A-to-Z guide that describes over three hundred (300) species of temperate and subtropical fruit and nut plants.  Contains information on cultivation and propagation, harvesting times and yields, storing and using the produce, and the most popular varieties.  Includes a particular emphasis on the nutritional and health benefits of the fruit or nut described.  An extensive, informative reference to temperate and subtropical food-producing plants from around the world, suitable for home gardeners, horticulture professionals, orchardists, and consumers.  8-3/8 x 11-1/4, 480p, 300 color photos, 2006. OVERSIZE.
F7597 hardcover ..........US $59.95 CAN $73.95
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EDIBLE WILD PLANTS: A North American Field Guide to Over 200 Natural Foods
Thomas Alias, Peter Dykeman.  Over 100,000 copies sold.  Includes detailed information on 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 (nearly 400 color photographs), as well as facts on the plant's habitat, physical properties, harvesting, preparation, and poisonous look-alikes.  Contains an introduction, with recipes, and a quick-reference seasonal key for each plant.  A "must have" field guide on edible wild plants. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 288p, color photos, 1990, 2009.
E7153 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $22.95

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO EDIBLE WILD PLANTS
Department of the Army.  Originally created for use by U.S. Army personnel, a no-nonsense survival aid - "survive and thrive in the outdoors."  Describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants - the key elements of identification.  For plants both common and rare, from Purslane to the Prickly Pear, includes details on how to locate, identify, and prepare edible wild plants, as well as details on their nutritional benefits and other handy uses.  Includes a section on which plants to avoid and how to test for edibility.  "An essential guide for serious adventurers and the armchair botanist alike." 6 x 9, 160p, 135 color photos, 15 b&w illustrations, 2009
C6922 paperback..........US $12.95 CAN $12.95

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO EDIBLE WILD PLANTS, MUSHROOMS, FRUITS AND NUTS: How to Find, Identify, and Cook Them (2/e)
Katie Letcher Lyle.  An illustrated field guide to the most common edible wild plants, with recipes.  Latest edition adds 10 new plants/entries.  Provides everything you need to know - when to harvest, and how to recognize, prepare, and eat them.  For each entry, the book supplements a field guide description with folklore and recipes, such as wild asparagus pizza, fiddlehead soup, blackberry mousse, and elderberry pie.  A valuable companion for hikers, campers, and anyone who enjoys eating the good food of the earth.  "Wherever foraging takes you, this is a handy [guide] to include in a daypack" - farmersmarketonline.com. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 224p, color insert, b&w illustrations, 2004, 2010.
C8879 paperback..........US $14.95 CAN $16.95

EDIBLE WILD PLANTS: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate (The Wild Foods Adventure Series)
John Kallas.  Provides readers with details, maps, simple explanations, and close-up photos of every plant covered at every important stage of growth - "you learn that a plant is not only edible but when, why, and how it is."  Includes facts and recipes on plants from four categories: Foundation Greens (wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, purslane); Tart Greens (curly dock, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel), Pungent Greens (wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard, shepherd's purse), and; Bitter Greens (dandelion, cat's ear, sow thistle, nipplewort).  A definitive reference on harvesting and eating wild greens. 6 x 9, 384p, 250 color photos & illustrations, 2010.
E1505 paperback..........US $24.99 CAN $27.99

THE FORAGER'S HARVEST: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
Samuel Thayer.  A practical guide to all aspects of edible wild plants - where to find them, how to identify them, their seasons of harvest, as well as their methods of collection and preparation.  Detailed descriptions are accompanied by color photographs.  Features: a step-by-step tutorial to plant identification; comparisons of potentially confusing plants; an illustrated glossary, and; a foraging calendar showing harvest time for wild foods. ..."This book is a 'must' for novice harvesters and experienced foragers alike." 6 x 9, 368p, 200+ color photos, b&w illustrations, 2006.
F6608 paperback..........US $22.95 CAN $25.95

THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO EDIBLE WILD PLANTS
Department of the Army.  Describes the physical characteristics, habitat and distribution, and edible parts of wild plants.  Separate sections on edible plants and poisonous plants.  Color photographs aid in identification.  Serves as a survival guide and a reference for anyone interested in the outdoors, botany, or in unusual sources of nutrition. 6 x 9, 112p, color photos, b&w illustrations, 2003.
I6614 paperback ...........US $14.95 CAN $16.95

NATURE'S GARDEN: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
Samuel Thayer.  A detailed guide to all aspects of using edible wild plants, from identifying and collecting through preparation.  Covers 41 plants in-depth (fruits, nuts, grains and vegetables) - species found across the United States and Canada.  From Acorn, Wild Plum, Dandelion, Cow Parsnip, to Chicory, Wild Lettuce, and Bugleweed, these plant accounts are accompanied by multiple color photographs to ensure positive identification.  Not a dictionary of edible wild plants, but "it is forty-one lessons about developing forty-one relationships with forty-one plants."  A detailed reference designed to provide something for every forager, from the beginner to the survivalist. 6 x 9, 512p, 400+ color photos, 2010.
N6616 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $27.95

EDIBLE WILD FRUITS AND NUTS OF CANADA
Nancy Turner, Adam Szczawinski.  Covers over thirty-five (35) species.  Each section contains: a botanical description; notes on habitat and distribution; a drawing or color photo; folklore, and; notes on its historical, medicinal, or cosmetic uses.  Includes a selection of recipes for jams, jellies, beverages, wines, desserts, snacks, and more. 7-3/4 x 8-1/4, 212p, color photos, line drawings, 1988.
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E751X paperback ...........US $12.95 CAN $12.95

EDIBLE GARDEN WEEDS OF CANADA
Adam Szczawinski, Nancy Turner.  Award Winner. From Couch grass to Stinging nettle, introduces and describes over forty (40) so-called �weeds� that can be found in a garden or on a country walk.  Indicates where they can be found, and explains how to prepare them by means of simple and original recipes.  An illustrated guide and cookbook in one.  7-3/4 x 8-1/4, 184p, color photos & line drawings, 1988.
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E7528 paperback .........US $12.95 CAN $12.95

NATIVE AMERICAN FOOD PLANTS: An Ethnobotanical Dictionary
Daniel Moerman.  An unprecedented culinary dictionary documenting the food uses of 1500 plants by 220 Native American tribes from early times to present.  Draws on the same research as his monumental Native American Ethnobotany (see N4539).  Culls 32 categories of food uses from an extraordinary range of species, describing 100's of plants, both native and introduced.  The usage categories include beverages, breads, fruits, spices, snacks, and condiments, as well as curdling agents, dietary aids, preservatives, and even foods specifically for emergencies.  Each example of tribal use includes a brief description of how the food was prepared.  An essential reference for anthropologists, ethnobotanists, scientists, and those interested in the history of wild and cultivated local foods and the remarkable practical botanical knowledge of Native American forbears. 6 x 9, 456p, b&w line drawings, 2010.
N1891 hardcover.........US $34.95 CAN $36.95

FEASTING FREE ON WILD EDIBLES
Bradford Angier.  Offers expert, practical advice on making the most of a free food source.  A guide to North American edible plants explains where to find them, when and how to prepare them.  Detailed drawings and descriptions allow for accurate identification.  Over 500 recipes, ranging from common to exotic dishes.  A good reference on the subject of edible wilds. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 288p, 100 line drawings, 2002.
F7548 paperback ...........US $16.95 CAN $19.95

FIELD GUIDE TO EDIBLE WILD PLANTS (2/e)
Bradford Angier, w/ rev. by David Foster.  The first-ever revision to this classic foraging handbook - Angier's illustrated guide to North American wild edibles (Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants).  Revisions add essential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility, as well as updated taxonomy, and eighteen (18) new species.  Covers how to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wild.  Scientific information for a general audience and color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plant's uses, making this a practical guide for modern-day foragers. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 285p, 133 color illustrations, 2008.
F4471 paperback..........US $21.95 CAN $26.95

EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE WEST
Gregory L. Tilford.  Color photographs face detailed descriptions of 250 plant species in the western United States and Canada, covering field identification, habitat and range, edibility, medicinal uses, and more.  Invites anyone interested in plants, personal well-being, and a healthy environment to discover the healing powers of the herbal world. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 256p, color photos, map, 1997.
E3591 paperback ...........US $21.00 CAN $26.95

KNOW YOUR POISONOUS PLANTS: Poisonous Plants found in Field and Garden
Wilma James.  A handy guide containing descriptions and identifying illustrations of 154 commonly cultivated or naturally growing plants found in the wild or landscaping.  Awareness is the key to this book.  James contends that, by being aware and alert, you do not have to remove all of these plants that we can enjoy for their beauty, fragrance, medicinal uses and aesthetic value. 5-3/8 x 8-1/2, 99p, pen & ink drawings, 1973, reprint 2000.
K0123 paperback ...........US $9.95 CAN $12.95
 

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