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Incredible wild edibles : 36 plants that can change your life / Samuel Thayer.

Thayer, Samuel, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville 641.3 THA (Text) 76895000274664 1st Floor Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 581.632 THAYER (Text) 37500004528465 New Items Checked out 11/28/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780976626626
  • ISBN: 0976626624
  • Physical Description: 479 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Bruce, Wisconsin : Forager's Harvest Press, [2017]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. Why forage? -- Foraging safely -- How to positively identify a new plant -- Using and understanding plant names -- Where to forage : legality and practicality -- Equipment for foraging -- Guidelines for sustainable gathering -- Gathering thoughts. Foraging against the invasion -- The chicken feathers guy -- Nuts, berries, and botanical lingo -- In defense of the green meal -- The roundup revolution -- Does foraging destroy nature? -- Foraging calendar -- Plant accounts. Black mustard -- Bladder campion -- Bramble berries -- Blackberry (many species) -- Dewberry and bristleberry (many species) -- Red raspberry -- Black raspberry (black cap) -- Thimbleberry -- Wineberry -- Salmonberry -- Plumboy and nagoonberry -- Bakeapple (cloudberry) -- Calamus (sweet flag) -- Caraway -- Chickweed, stitchwort -- Chufa (nut sedge) -- Creeping bellflower -- Fennel -- Garlic, field and wild -- Gooseberry -- Hickory (including pecan) -- Hops -- Japanese knotweed, giant knotweed -- Kentucky coffeetree (coffeenut) -- Maple -- Miner's lettuce -- Mint -- Mulberry -- Pawpaw -- Persimmon -- Poke -- Prairie turnip (tinpsila, breadroot) -- Purple poppy mallow -- Purslane -- Quickweed -- Rose -- Sassafras -- Shepherd's purse -- Sochan (cut-leaf coneflower) -- Strawberry spinach (strawberry blite) -- Sweetroot (aniseroot, sweet cicely) -- Violet -- Watercress -- Water parsnip -- Wild radishes -- Wintercress (yellow rocket, creasy greens, land cress) -- Ecoculture : tending to wildness.
Summary, etc.:
Incredible Wild Edibles covers 36 of the best edible wild plants in North America: fruits, berries, nuts, shoots, leafy greens, root vegetables, culinary herbs, teas, and syrups that boast exceptional flavor and nutrition. The plants chosen represent every habitat and every region in North America, from the northern forests to the southwest deserts, from the largest cities to the wildest mountains.
Subject: Wild plants, Edible > North America > Identification.
Wild plants, Edible > Harvesting > North America.
Cooking (Wild foods)

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