$16 Plants can look very different at different stages of growth. There are at least three approaches to finding edible wild plants in your area. . I don't think this would work well as a 'reference' book to plants you don't know in the wild however, but it would work fine if you have an idea of what the plant is from studying it previously and want to double check. Reviewed in the United States on March 22, 2017. Doesnt make a lot of sense. 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 … To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Unable to add item to List. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Great resource for those interested in edible plants with suggestions on how/when to harvest and how to prepare. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I chose it for several reasons: 1) Department of the Army, 2) good color pictures, 3) additional information, i.e. Please try your request again later. I was Extremely disappointed. Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2018. In a situation where survival is at stake, plants can provide crucial food and medicine. I use NatureGate® to check my recognition of species. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Please try again. Please try again. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. With color photography throughout, this guide facilitates the identification of these plants. Reviewed in the United States on March 2, 2016. Reviewed in the United States on May 11, 2012, Some minor problems in descriptions but looking at the pictures, not a big deal, seperate sections for Poisonous medicinal and useful plants as well as edible made this a great reference. Please try again. I was surprised that chickweed tubers were not mentioned. I received this book today and have read through the whole thing already. I would try to return it but am not going to stand in line with a bunch of other people at the post office in order to do so during Covid-19. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I used an earlier addition of this feild guide and found it very useful in derermining edible plants. It’s recommended that you never eat a wild mushroom without personal instruction with an expert forager/herbalist. 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Please try your request again later. Reviewed in the United States on June 16, 2012. I also love how they warn NEVER to eat things that have poisonous close cousins I would not want to risk that, and watching shows like dual survival, man V wild and wildman i have learned that neither would the experts. One star knocked off for having pictures of the plants in question done at only one stage of their life/year. You will need internet or more books to complete your information. Caution: Remember that ostrich fern fiddleheads are the edible kind. Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate by John Kallas (Gibbs Smith, 2010). The book clearly identifies safe plants, and lists only a few of the toxic plants. Your identification or you run the risk of positioning yourself and others into many of descriptions. A good resource but could use more variety of pictures to help identify from... Plants: a North American field guide to edible wild plants in area! 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