Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri (Wild Berries & Fruits Identification Guides) (Paperback)

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Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri (Wild Berries & Fruits Identification Guides) (Paperback)

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Learn to identify wild berries and fruits with this handy field guide, organized by color.

Get the popular field guide by expert author Teresa Marrone, and get started on your way to becoming a forager. Teresa has been gathering and preparing wild edibles for more than 20 years, and she shares her foraging experience with you. Use this book with confidence as you learn about more than 200 species found in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. The species are organized by color and then by form, so when you see a red berry, go to the red section to learn what it is.

Book Features

  • Species organized by color, then by form
  • Full-page photos and insets showing each plant's key identification points
  • Interesting tidbits about the plants' many uses
  • Range maps, ripening calendar, and more
  • Over 200 wild berries and fruits in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri

Learn what's edible and what to avoid with this easy-to-use field guide. Fact-filled information contains the particulars that you want to know, while full-page photographs provide the visual detail needed for accurate identification.

Teresa Marrone has been gathering and preparing wild edibles for more than 20 years. She was formerly Managing Editor of a series of outdoors-themed books, and is the author of Abundantly Wild: Collecting and Cooking Wild Edibles in the Upper Midwest, as well as numerous other outdoors-related and regional cookbooks. Teresa has also written many magazine articles on wild foods and cooking, and has rekindled an early interest in photography. Wild Berries & Fruits Field Guide of Illinois, Iowa and Missouri combines her various skills and interests into a clear, concise, easy-to-use book that helps the user appreciate the diversity of the various wild berries and fruits that grow in this region. Teresa lives in Minneapolis with her husband, Bruce.
Product Details ISBN: 9781591932482
ISBN-10: 1591932483
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: April 8th, 2010
Pages: 336
Language: English
Series: Wild Berries & Fruits Identification Guides

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