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Edible and medicinal flora of the West Coast : the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia  Cover Image Book Book

Edible and medicinal flora of the West Coast : the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia / Collin Varner.

Varner, Collin, (author.).

Summary:

"The coastal Pacific Northwest of North America is home to a multitude of edible and medicinal plant species, edible mushrooms, and marine plants--from Black Gooseberry to Western Tea-Berry, from Golden Chanterelle to Yellow Morel Mushroom, and from Sea Asparagus to Winged Kelp. Now revised and updated with additional species and recipes, this compact, full-color forager's guide offers clear photography, descriptions, safety tips, and warnings, as well as culinary and medicinal uses from Indigenous Peoples and settlers, for more than 150 wild-growing flora species in the region. Practical, user-friendly, and safe, Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast is an indispensable guide for beginner and experienced foragers alike"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780295751849
  • ISBN: 0295751843
  • Physical Description: 264 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Expanded edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2023]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-258) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thanking the land -- Introduction -- Glossary -- Flowering plants -- Berries -- Ferns -- Trees, shrubs, and bushes -- Fungi and allies -- Marine plants -- Recipes -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index.
Flowering plants -- Berries -- Ferns -- Trees, shrubs, and bushes -- Fungi and allies -- Marine plants -- Recipes.
Subject: Wild plants, Edible > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Wild plants, Edible > British Columbia > Identification.
Medicinal plants > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Medicinal plants > British Columbia > Identification.
Fungi > Northwest, Pacific > Identification.
Fungi > British Columbia > Identification.
Natural history > Northwest, Pacific.
Natural history > British Columbia.
Coastal ecology > Northwest, Pacific.
Coastal ecology > British Columbia.
Plantes sauvages comestibles > Colombie-Britannique > Identification.
Plantes médicinales > Colombie-Britannique > Identification.
Sciences naturelles > Colombie-Britannique.
Écologie littorale > Colombie-Britannique.
Coastal ecology
Fungi
Medicinal plants
Natural history
Wild plants, Edible
British Columbia
Pacific Northwest
Genre: field guides.
Field guides
Field guides.
Guides d'identification.

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Upper Skagit Library 508.795 VAR 1018073 Small Display Checked out 08/09/2024


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