On the Web

There are many sites with information on edible plants, try a google search on “wild edible plants”. Here are a few.


Botany in a Day

by Thomas J. Elpel. HOPS Press, LLC., 2000

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The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America

by Francois Couplan, Ph.D.. Keats Publishing, Inc., 1998

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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places

by ‘Wildman Steve Brill with Evelyn Dean’. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1994

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My Weeds: A Gardener’s Botany

by Sara Stein. University Press of Florida, 1988

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Wildflowers, Eastern Region

by William A. Niering, Nancy C. Olmstead, Susan Rayfield, Carol Nehring. Alfred A. Knopf (June 12, 1979)

Customer Reviews

Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide

by Lawrence Newcomb. Little, Brown & Company (Canada) Limited, 1977

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Perennial Vegetables

by Eric Toensmeier. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007

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Peterson Field Guide: Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

by Lee Peterson. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977

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Peterson Field Guide: Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

by Steven Foster and James A. Duke. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000

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Tom Brown’s Field Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

by Tom Brown, Jr.. Berkley Books, New York, 1985

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The Wild Food Trail Guide

by Alan Hall. Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1973

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