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Foraging California : finding, identifying, and preparing edible wild foods in California

Author: Christopher Nyerges
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon Guides, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From acacia to wild grape, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of California. Helpfully organized by plant families, the book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Identification guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Nyerges
ISBN: 9780762786848 0762786841
OCLC Number: 857803665
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Plants listed by environment type --
Collecting and harvesting wild foods --
How much wild food is out there, anyway? --
Are wild foods nutritious? --
Seaweeds --
Ferns --
Gymnosperms --
Magnoliids --
Eudicots --
Monocots --
Other edibles --
Getting started --
Test your knowledge of plants --
The study of mycology --
The dozen easiest-to-recognize, most widespread, most versatile wild foods of California --
Staff of life: best wild-food bread sources --
Sweet tooth: best wild-food sugars and desserts.
Responsibility: Christopher Nyerges.

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"This amazing book catalogues in clear, direct language the full range of wild edible plants found in California. Organized by ecological region and latest scientific family, it teaches not only a Read more...

 
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