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Common Edible Useful Plants of the West
by Muriel Sweet and Jerry Ed. Sweet and Jerry Ed Sweet


Overview - How the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants for food, and medicinal uses, also including making shelters or making artifacts. This book has the answers Young Bracken fern shoots substitute for asparagus, clover for tea.  Read more...

 
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More About Common Edible Useful Plants of the West by Muriel Sweet; Jerry Ed. Sweet; Jerry Ed Sweet
 
 
 
Overview
How the Indians, pioneers, and the early Spanish-Americans used many of the common wild plants for food, and medicinal uses, also including making shelters or making artifacts. This book has the answers Young Bracken fern shoots substitute for asparagus, clover for tea. Try a decoction made from mugwort next time you get poison oak. Plants are listed in categories such as water plants, shrubs, herbs, trees, vines with an illustration to help in identification. Warning is given to avoid poisonous plants.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780879610463
  • ISBN-10: 0879610468
  • Publisher: Naturegraph Publishers, Inc.
  • Publish Date: October 1962
  • Page Count: 66
  • Dimensions: 8.52 x 5.51 x 0.23 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: Outdoor and Nature

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Books > Nature > Plants - General
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