Books: Wild - Edible - Medicinal Plants & Outdoor Self Reliance

Edible Wild Plants

A North American Field Guide

by Thomas S. Elias & Peter A. Dykeman

   This is THE nationwide season-by-season guide to identifying, harvesting and preparing over 200 nutritious, delicious, healthful plants of the wild.  Full color photos.

286 pages

BK-T683  -  $17.95


Edible Wild Plants & Useful Herbs - 2nd Edition

by Jim Meuninck

   Great for Beginners!  Based on the six wild plant foraging rules this guide will teach you not only how to find edible plants and herbs but also includes cooking tips and common pharmaceutical uses for them.  This guide groups plants according to where you may find them-from bodies of water to yards, meadows, woodlands, mountains, plains, deserts, and coasts.

64 pages

BK-EWPUH  -  $7.95

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Eastern & Central North America

by Lee Allen Peterson

   More than 370 edible wild plants, +37 poisonous look-a-likes, are described, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species.  Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.

330 pages

BK-T380  -  $19.00


Medicinal Plants & Herbs - Eastern/Central

by Steven Foster & James A. Duke

   With more than 300 photos, this new edition shows how to identify more than 500 healing plants.  Descriptive text includes info on where the plants are found, as well as their known medicinal uses.  An index to medical topics, symbols next to plant descriptions, and organization of plants by colors all make this an essential guide.

412 pages

BK-8145  -  $19.00

Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rocky Mountains & Neighboring Territories

by Terry Willard Ph.D.

   This book is meant for anyone interested in the useful plants of the western US & Canada.  The reader is introduced to over 150 major species and a wealth of folk information.  Designed as a practical field guide, if contains over 200 color photos and line drawings to make identification easier.

278 pages

BK-T1018  -  $24.95


Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West

by Gregory L. Tilford

   A full-color photographic guide to the identification, edibility, and medicinal uses of over 250 plant species, growing from Alaska to southern California, and east across the Rocky Mountains.

240 pages

BK-3591  -  $21.00

Medicinal Plants of the Desert & Canyon West

by Michael Moore

   A valuable reference and identification guide to the herbal remedies of this distinctive ecosystem.  Collected from Indian, Mexican and European peoples of the region.  Over 70 B&W illustrations and 30 color photographs.

184 pages

BK-MDCW  -  $13.95


Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rockies

by Linda Kershaw

   More than 700 color photos and illustrations describing 333 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses, and lichens. With directions on locating, gathering, preparing, and cooking the plants. Also includes warnings on plant allergies, poisons and digestive upsets.

270 pages

BK-2296  -  $18.95

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

by Michael Moore

   A guide to over 300 species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska, it will educate the reader to both native and introduced species within this region.  With over 80 line drawing, 44 color photos, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clean and reliable info on: identification, habitats, therapeutic uses, potential toxicity, and tea making.

360 pages

BK-MPPW  -  $22.95


Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West

by Michael Moore

   Many people will find this book useful as a basic reference source for home remedies as well as a field guide.  Nearly 120 plant types - covering over 1,000 species - are discussed and illustrated, showing how to identify, collect, prepare, use and even cultivate these healing plants found throughout the West.

191 pages

BK-MPMW  -  $13.95

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