Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
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Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants   -     Edited By: Roger Tory Peterson
    By: Lee Allen Peterson
    Illustrated By: Lee Allen Peterson

Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Illustrated By: Lee Allen Peterson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 1999 / Paperback

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Know the world around you! A fine guide for anyone who loves the outdoors and spends a lot of time in the wild, this Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Ea stern/Central North America will provide you with foraging advice. Detailed illustrations accompany descriptions of the plants that include where they're found, flowers, warnings, and if it's poisonous or not. A center section with full-color plates is included. 330 pages, indexed, softcover.

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Title: Peterson Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
By: Lee Allen Peterson
Illustrated By: Lee Allen Peterson
Format: Paperback
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 7.25 X 4.50 X .75 (inches)
Weight: 13 ounces
ISBN: 039592622X
ISBN-13: 9780395926222
UPC: 9780395926222
Stock No: WW2622X

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 An invaluable resource for foragers and outdoor enthusiasts.

More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described here, 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.

For more than 85 years, Peterson Field Guides have set the standard by which other field guides are measured. Comprehensive and authoritative, they are essential additions to any naturalist's bookshelf or backpack.
 

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Lee Allen Peterson holds a degree in the natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He is intimately acquainted with the field guide approach created by Roger Tory Peterson, his father. Peterson was raised in Connecticut and has traveled widely in the United States and Canada. He is well versed in the study and practice of gastronomic botany.
 
ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.
ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.
Lee Allen Peterson holds a degree in the natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He is intimately acquainted with the field guide approach created by Roger Tory Peterson, his father. Peterson was raised in Connecticut and has traveled widely in the United States and Canada. He is well versed in the study and practice of gastronomic botany.
 

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