Edible Wild Plants

Edible Wild Plants

A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar North American Species

By James Kavanagh; Raymond Leung (Illustrator)

Waterford Press, Other, 9781583551271

Publication Date: March 1, 2001

Description
Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is an ideal, portable source of practical information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.


About the Author
James Kavanagh has written more than 200 guides to nature and travel in North America and around the world. An avid naturalist and traveler, his background in zoology and travel writing provides a unique perspective in creating Waterford's guides to nature and culture.


James Kavanagh has written more than 250 guides to nature and travel in North America and around the world. An avid naturalist and traveler, his background in zoology and travel writing provides a unique perspective in creating Waterford's guides to nature and culture. ""