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Handbook of Edible Weeds: Herbal Reference Library


ISBN10: 849329469
ISBN13: 9780849329463

Publisher: CRC Press

Price: $94.99
Pages: 256
Publish date: oktober 2000

Provides illustrations and detailed descriptions of 100 weeds representing 100 genera Entries contain approved common names, Latin names, practical uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological) Discusses edibility of these weeds Features a lengthy bibliography of edible plants Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes common names recognized by the Weed Science Society of America, standard Latin scientific names, uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological). Cautionary notes are included regarding the potential allergenic or other harmful properties of many of the weeds.