wild edibles books?

Discussion in 'General Survival and Preparedness' started by Tango3, Jan 18, 2009.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Can any one recommend a good book on wild edibles (plants) found in North America?[coffee2]
  2. SLugomist

    SLugomist Monkey++

    Peterson's Field Guides
    Edible Wild Plants (eastern/central North America), they also have a medicinal plant field guide.
    ISBN 0-395-92622-X

    at the back of this book there is a fairly extensive reference section w ~30 other related books. If you'd like I can scan it and post it. the ref page that is.


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  3. WestPointMAG

    WestPointMAG Monkey++

    The FOXFIRE books offer a lot of info on plain living. #3 covers summer and fall wild plant foods.
  4. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    vielen danke...:)
  5. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

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  6. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    thanks guys...
  7. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    I guess it really all depends on where you happen to be at the time....
    I just dropped $600.00 on ebay, for a lot of books on medicinal and wild edibles....
    Now, I'd hate to try to explain that idea to anyone, especially myself!
    I plan on moving into a waste land of the southwestern desert.
    (good place to hide out, no one else would dare to venture into that nightmare!)
    Not much out there to chomp on, except a few lizards, rattlesnakes, and scorpions...
    But, they go down ok with a salad of cacti!
    Love dem prickly pears, ('cept those darned little seeds!)
    Now, If I can only find an Apache, or Navajo Medicine Man, to show me the ropes, I'm good to go!
    (I did notice that a lot of the books I'd bought, refer to the northwest, all along the north and southern parts of the eastern coastal regions, and the middle states of the U.S., where there's much more abundant foilage, and water!)
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