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Book: The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Book: The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants

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The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants - Department of the Army is a 143 page paperback book that includes sections on plants for food, plants for medicine and poisonous plants.  This book offers many color photos to help you properly identify the plants as well.

Survive and Thrive in the Outdoors

Nothing is more important for the outdoorsman than being prepared to survive in the wild, and the ability to recognize edible plants is an indispensable way to do so.  When survival if the chief objective, often plants are one's best(and only) source of nutrition and medicine.  The key is being familiar with their botanical structure, Where to find them, and which will provide the most sustenance.  Equally as important is knowing which are potentially poisonous or fatal if consumed.

Originally created for the use bt U.S. Army personnel, The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants is a full-color reference to plants both common and rare, from purslane to the prickly pear. Inside are details on how to locate, identify, and prepare edible wild plants, as well as information on their specific nutritional benefits and other handy uses.  This guide also includes a section on which plants to avoid and how to test for edibility.

A no-nonsense survival aid, this book is an essential guide for serious adventures and the armchair botanist alike.

The Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and also authors U.S. Army Map Reading and Navigation.

- Item Weight: 1 lb

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