Edible Wild Plants and Herbs: A Pocket Guide
By Cvancara, Alan M.
Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides are jam-packed with the no-frills, real-life advice and reassurance anyone heading out needs for a successful, safe, and rewarding trip. Designed for quick reference, Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides fit easily into a backpack, pocket, or dry bag, and are attractively packaged in water-resistant and tear-resistant covers. Ragged Mountain Press Pocket Guides offer the seasoned advice of some of the country’s most respected experts—an unparalleled reservoir of information in a compact package. Edible Wild Plants and Herbs provides concise, easy-to-understand details on the identification and edibility of 50 of the most common plants in the U.S. and Canada. Readers get a tutorial on preparing plants to eat and finding fresh water for cooking, as well as lists of common poisonous plants to avoid. Featuring sharp, revealing photographs that make identification a snap, this handsome field guide will be a cherished tool in every outdoor explorer’s kit.


DOI: 10.1036/0071368272

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Author Biography

Alan Cvancara, Ph.D. (Casper, WY) is professor emeritus of geology at the University of North Dakota. He’s studied edible wild plants for more than 30 years and is the author of four popular nature books.


Edible Wild Plants and Herbs: A Pocket Guide
Author(s): Cvancara, Alan M.
ISBN: 0071368272
DOI: 10.1036/0071368272

Format: paperback, 109 pages.
Pub date: 16 Feb 2001
Copyright: 2001
$10.95 US
Product Line: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press (McGraw-Hill)

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