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

Filename: a-field-guide-to-edible-wild-plants-of-eastern-and-central-north-america.pdf
ISBN: 039592622X
Release Date: 1999-09-01
Number of pages: 330
Author: Lee Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America in PDF and EPUB An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.


A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

Filename: a-field-guide-to-medicinal-plants-and-herbs-of-eastern-and-central-north-america.pdf
ISBN: 0395988144
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 411
Author: Steven Foster
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America in PDF and EPUB A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments.


A field guide to edible wild plants of Eastern and Central North America

Filename: a-field-guide-to-edible-wild-plants-of-eastern-and-central-north-america.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015007472890
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages: 330
Author: Lee Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1978

Download and read online A field guide to edible wild plants of Eastern and Central North America in PDF and EPUB An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.


Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Filename: field-guide-to-edible-wild-plants.pdf
ISBN: 9780811740449
Release Date: 2008-04-10
Number of pages: 288
Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Stackpole Books

Download and read online Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants in PDF and EPUB First-ever revision of a classic guidebook. Essential information on each plant's characteristics, distribution, and edibility as well as updated taxonomy and 18 new species. How to find, prepare, and eat plants growing in the wild.


Edible Wild Plants

Filename: edible-wild-plants.pdf
ISBN: 1402767153
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 286
Author: Thomas S. Elias
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Download and read online Edible Wild Plants in PDF and EPUB Presents a season-by-season guide to the identification, harvest, and preparation of more than two hundred common edible plants to be found in the wild.


A Field Guide to Wildflowers

Filename: a-field-guide-to-wildflowers.pdf
ISBN: 0395911729
Release Date: 1968
Number of pages: 420
Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Wildflowers in PDF and EPUB This book is a guide to the wildflowers in the Northcentral and Eastern regions of the United States.


A Field Guide to Mushrooms

Filename: a-field-guide-to-mushrooms.pdf
ISBN: 0395910900
Release Date: 1998-02
Number of pages: 448
Author: Kent H. McKnight
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Mushrooms in PDF and EPUB More than 1,000 species of mushrooms described in detail. Over 700 paintings and drawings reveal subtle field marks that cannot be captured into photographs.


A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs

Filename: a-field-guide-to-trees-and-shrubs.pdf
ISBN: 039535370X
Release Date: 1973-09
Number of pages: 428
Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs in PDF and EPUB All the wild trees, shrubs, and woody vines in the area north to Newfoundland, south to North Carolina and Tennessee, and west to the Dakotas and Kansas are described in detail. Accounts of 646 species include shape and arrangement of leaves, height, color, bark texture, flowering season, and fruit. Clear, accurate drawings illustrate leaves, flowers, buds, tree silhouettes, and other characteristics.


Medicinal Plants of North America

Filename: medicinal-plants-of-north-america.pdf
ISBN: 9781493019625
Release Date: 2016-06-01
Number of pages: 224
Author: Jim Meuninck
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Download and read online Medicinal Plants of North America in PDF and EPUB This exquisitely detailed full-color field guide, by biologist and herbal and medical plant expert Jim Meuninck, provides identification, practical information, and skills for the location of and use of medicinal plants. The pages of this book re-connect us to our roots and the knowledge that medicinal plants and wild plant foods provide the chemicals every body needs to obtain optimum health and prevent disease. Meuninck moves the user from simple and familiar plants toward less common plants more difficult to identify. Each of the 122 plants has a color photograph, plant description, and location. Identification of plants are grouped from common to rare in the environment and where they are found: prairies, woodlands, mountains, deserts, and wetlands. Relevant facts about each plant such as toxicity, historical uses, modern uses, as well as wildlife/veterinary uses are also listed. Additional information included in this extraordinary field guide: explanations of how each plant affects the human body; cultural and ethnic uses of medicinal herbs and cooking spices; others creatures who consume the plants; a list of most recommended garden herbs; web site resources, and much more. The Author's Notes provide personal experiences and novel skills honed from over forty years of experience. They include: gardening tips, recipes, formulations, humor, successful experiences, and more. There is no field guide as all-encompassing and detailed as this one, yet it's portable and easy to understand.


A Field Guide to Eastern Trees

Filename: a-field-guide-to-eastern-trees.pdf
ISBN: 0547351178
Release Date: 1998-07-15
Number of pages: 448
Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Eastern Trees in PDF and EPUB This field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.


Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

Filename: field-guide-to-medicinal-wild-plants.pdf
ISBN: 0811720764
Release Date: 1978
Number of pages: 320
Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: Stackpole Books

Download and read online Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants in PDF and EPUB Provides information about the history, habitat, identifying characteristics, and uses of over one hundred medicinal wild plants found in North America, arranged alphabetically, and including individual color illustrations.


Edible Wild Plants

Filename: edible-wild-plants.pdf
ISBN: 9781423616597
Release Date: 2010-06-01
Number of pages: 416
Author: John Kallas
Publisher: Gibbs Smith

Download and read online Edible Wild Plants in PDF and EPUB Edible wild plants have one or more parts that can be used for food if gathered at the appropriate stage of growth and properly prepared. Edible Wild Plants includes extensive information and recipes on plants from the four categories. Foundation greens: wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, purslane; tart greens: curlydock, sheep sorrel, wood sorrel; pungent greens: wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard,shepherd’s purse; and bitter greens: dandelion, cat’s ear, sow thistle, nipplewort. Dr. John Kallas has investigated and taught about edible wild plants since 1970. He founded WildFood Adventures (www.wildfoodadventures.com) in 1993 and is the publisher and editor of Wild FoodAdventurer. He lives in Portland, Oregon. The definitive work on growing, harvesting, and eating wild greens.


A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs

Filename: a-field-guide-to-western-medicinal-plants-and-herbs.pdf
ISBN: 0395838061
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 442
Author: Steven Foster
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs in PDF and EPUB Features more than five hundred plants and herbs of North America providing information on their location and medicinal uses.


North American Mushrooms

Filename: north-american-mushrooms.pdf
ISBN: 0762731095
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 583
Author: Orson K. Miller
Publisher: Falcon Guides

Download and read online North American Mushrooms in PDF and EPUB North American Mushrooms is a field guide to more than 600 edible and inedible mushrooms that can be found across the United States and Canada. Filled with full color photographs, detailed identification information, and illustrated keys and glossaries to assist with identification, this book also features mushroom lore and helpful information on gathering and using wild mushrooms.


Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America

Filename: field-guide-to-the-birds-of-eastern-and-central-north-america.pdf
ISBN: 0547345852
Release Date: 2002-04-04
Number of pages: 456
Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America in PDF and EPUB Roger Tory Peterson had already made his mark with his innovative field guide when he conducted DDT research during World War II. His friend and fellow naturalist Rachel Carson built on these efforts and eventually wrote Silent Spring, a landmark text that, along with Peterson’s field guide, jump-started the modern environmental movement. By combining the tireless observation of a scientist with the imaginative skills of an artist and writer, Peterson created a field guide that Robert Bateman, in his foreword to the fifth edition, says was the doorway for millions of people into the wonderland of natural history. The Peterson Identification System has been used in the more than fifty books that make up the Peterson Field Guide series. Peterson’s magnum opus, now in its fifth edition, created the trail for countless field guides to follow. They are still following year by year, but his is the standard by which all other field guides are judged. On the morning of July 28, 1996, Roger Peterson was painting his final bird plate. He died peacefully in his sleep later that day. It is fitting that his final work—a culmination of more than sixty years of observing, painting, and writing—should be this one, a revision of the guide that started his legacy.