Wild Edible Plants of New Mexico (Paperback)
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Profiling the state's most important wild botanical foods, Wild Edible Plants of New Mexico is a good fit for the camper/hiker, plant utilitarian, or prepper in need of a concise guide to the subject. Readers will find the booklet's cliff-notes type of orientation on-target and ramble-free with a discussion of each plant's (64) edible use and preparation the publication's primary goal. Additional sections include range and habitat, medicinal uses (if applicable), cautions, special notes, and a 450-listing general index. Each profile is accented by 2-3 color photos (over 180 in total), a New Mexico only county-by-county location image, seasonal and plant-part indicators, and a sustenance rating.
Plant List: Agave, Amaranth, Beargrass, Beeplant, Bilberry, Bracken Fern, Buffalo Gourd, Cattail, Chickweed, Chokecherry, Cholla, Creeping Hollygrape, Currant, Dayflower, Desert Olive, Devil's Claw, Flameflower, Gooseberry, Greenthread, Ground Cherry, Heartleaf Bittercress, Hog Potato, Hollygrape, Indian Rice Grass, Jewel Flower, Lambsquarters, Lemonade Berry, Mallow, Manzanita, Marsh Marigold, Mesquite, Monkey Flower, Mountain Parsley, Mullein, Nettle, Oak, Panicgrass, Pinyon Pine, Prickly Pear, Purslane, Raspberry, Salsify, Serviceberry, Sheep's Sorrel, Sorrel, Spiderwort, Spotted Bean, Springparsley, Thimbleberry, Thistle, Tuber Starwort, Tule, Tumble Mustard, Watercress, Wild Grape, Wild Onion, Wild Rhubarb, Wild Rose, Wild Strawberry, Wild Sunflower, Wolfberry, Yellowdock, Yucca (Fruit), and Yucca (Stalk).
About the Author
Endeavoring to clarify the subject of botanical utility, Charles W. Kane embraces sensibility and practicality when writing of edible and medicinal plants. He maintains this messaging for the reader, who deserves a coherent view of the material.