I love how easily you can cross-reference plants based on the seasons, region, location of habitat, and types. The text breaks down how to locate, identify, harvest and then eat the various species, including which ones are best made into jam, eaten raw or cooked before ingesting. There are only 2 or so pages with black and white photos and I haven't figured out if that means anything, The cover is paper-back, but it is heavy-duty and glossy and will hold up during expeditions. Portable, easy to pack, durable. You really can't identify plants from the pictures. Item arrived in a timely manner. Page 62 for Nettle has the same pictures for it as the Nipa Palm on page 63. The Kitchen. Might be good for people who travel across the country hiking though. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. . In 2019, I published my first Finnish paperback book of wild edible plants, based on the latest research (2016 – 2019). 99% very useful, with a few errors here and there, but way better than most of the run-of-the-mill stuff on foraging. 20. Wild Edibles of Missouri may seem to be a contradiction on the conservation of plants. It’s recommended that you never eat a wild mushroom without personal instruction with an expert forager/herbalist. producing plants or parts of plants. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Quick descriptions in the opening are more than made up for in the later sections. Get your own copy and the latest research information of the wild edible plants This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. I take better photos with my phone than the ones in this book. My grandmother and I used to go 'greening' each Spring and she knew everything about edible plants. Unable to add item to List. Caution: Remember that ostrich fern fiddleheads are the edible kind. Below we’ve given a primer on 19 common edible wild plants. About this book. I've already read the entire book and have no complaints. Prices are hidden. You just need to be careful and some good pieces of information to discover the varied universe of edible plants, precious as a food, as well as for medicinal and cosmetic purposes. There was a problem loading your book clubs. (Did I mention I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the cross-referencing index system!) Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herb Craft. My focus has changed from Simply edible plants to anything useful and I especially enjoy learning about the medicinal properties of these great plants we … A series of books covering different regions in more detail would, I believe have benefited both the author (in sales) and potential buyer equally since as I said, the pictures and descriptions are excellent. plant identification, edibility test and the 4) Poisonous plant section. Overall, still highly recommended as a beginners guide to edible plants, and worth the cost. The book clearly identifies safe plants, and lists only a few of the toxic plants. I ran across this little guide looking specifically for edible plants in Arkansas, which I did not find. Unfortunately this is not it. The first is to look through a list of edible wild plants that should be available in your area, and then go out and try to find some of them. 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