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FIELD GUIDE TO MEDICINAL WILD PLANTS, 2ND ED.
Author: Bradford Angier
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2008
Illustrated guide to North American wild medicinals has been a nature classic for 30+ years. New ed. has updated taxonomy & 12+ new species, including the purple coneflower, popularly known as echinacea, as well as ephedra, jewelweed, goldenseal, & more. 130 color illus; 5.5x8 inches, 272 pgs.
*First-ever revision of a classic guidebook
*Information on each plant?s characteristics, distribution, and medicinal qualities
*Updated taxonomy and 15 new species
This illustrated guide to North American wild medicinals has been a nature classic for over thirty years. In this new edition, David K. Foster revises Bradford Angier?s invaluable handbook, updating the taxonomy and adding more than a dozen species, including the purple coneflower, popularly known as echinacea, as well as ephedra, jewelweed, goldenseal, and more. Scientific information for a general audience and full-color illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plants? uses, making this a practical guide for anyone interested in the medicinal uses of wild plants.
About the Author:
Bradford Angier is the author of numerous best-selling books on nature and outdoor living, including Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants, Second Edition, Wilderness Shelters and How to Build Them, and Looking for Gold.
David K. Foster is associate professor of biology and environmental science at Messiah College in Pennsylvania and a member of the Society of American Foresters.