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Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants

Field / Identification Guide

By: Bradford Angier and DK Foster

258 pages, 100+ col illus

Stackpole Books

Paperback | Oct 2008 | Edition: 2 | #177303 | ISBN-13: 9780811734936
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NHBS Price: £22.50 $28/€27 approx

About this book

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-colour illustrations combine with intriguing accounts of the plants' uses, making this a practical guide for anyone interested in the medicinal uses of wild plants.


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