Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants

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Identifies more than one-hundred plants native to the United States and Canada and offers advice on harvesting and preparationIceland moss, one of the edible lichens, consists of a fungus and an alga that form one of the most primitive and certainly ... Too, bits of the lichens are commonly used in the nests of the wood pewee, the swift little hummingbird, and the ... From the odorless mats formed by this highly edible lichen arise numerous stalks, the majority of them being thin, flattened, and less than 1/10 inch wide. ... When harvested commercially, the dry lichen is compressed and shipped in 100- pound bales.

Title:Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants
Author:Bradford Angier
Publisher:Stackpole Books - 1974


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