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The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants - (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 143

Genre: Nature

Sub-Genre: Plants

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Language: English

Street Date: June 23, 2009
TCIN: 11624099
UPC: 9781602396920
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-6651
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



.".. details on how to locate, identify, and prepare edible wild plants, as well as information on their specific nutritional benefits and other handy uses ... also includes a section on which plants to avoid and how to test for edibility"--Back cover.



Book Synopsis



Now outdoorsman and survivalists can own the official US Army guide to edible plants. Whether you are a stranded soldier, a wilderness hiker, or you just want to know which plants growing in your backyard are edible, this is an invaluable resource.

Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death.

This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants--the key elements of identification.

Hugely important to the book are its color photos. There are over one hundred of them, further simplifying the identification of poisonous and edible plants. No serious outdoors person should ever hit the trail without this book and the knowledge contained within it.



About the Author



The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier's Guide, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants, U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat, U.S. Army First Aid Manual, U.S. Army Weapons Systems, U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook, U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps, U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook, U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare, and Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook.
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