Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rockies

Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Rockies

  • ISBN-13: 9781772130188
  • Author: Linda Kershaw
  • Publisher: Partners Publishing
  • Publication date: 2017-03-21
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 272
  • $468.42

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Throughout human history, plants have provided us with food, clothing, medicine and shelter. The Rocky Mountains are home to a diversity of plant species that have helped native peoples and settlers survive through the centuries. This title describes 333 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens that have been used by people from ancient times to the present. This comprehensive guide contains:More than 700 color photographs and illustrationsAn introduction explaining the use of wild plants, including gathering, preparing and cookingFood, medicinal and other uses for each speciesClear descriptions of the plants and where to find themWarnings about plant allergies, poisons and digestive upsetsA special section at the end detailing 46 of the more common poisonous plants in the Rockies region.

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