The Northwest Forager's Pocket Guide to Wild Edible Plants. Hikers, Adventurers, Wildcrafting Wild Food Book Field Guide.

The Northwest Forager's Pocket Guide to Wild Edible Plants. Hikers, Adventurers, Wildcrafting Wild Food Book Field Guide.

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Featuring 26 of the most common and easy to identify edible plants of the Pacific Northwest. Discover their edible parts, seasons, habitats, history, uses and poisonous look-alikes all in the palm of your hand. Its convenient size and easy-to-use format make this field guide the perfect forager's reference to use in all your northwest adventures. Happy Foraging!

There are two pages per plant. The 1st displays the plant in its natural growing environment and lists information such as its common name, scientific name, family, habitat, as well as when and what parts to use. The 2nd page notes basic info such as history, preparation, and nutritional value. It also displays photos such as specific edible parts as well as identifiable features.

- 72 pages.
- Over 100 color photos.
- 26 wild edible plants that include their Leafy Greens, Flowers, Roots, Seeds & Berries, plus 5 poisonous look-alikes.
- New features* ('Found it' check box) (Color coded categories) (3 additional note pages)
- Elevation Map of Pacific Northwest
- Measures 3.5" by 5" (truly pocket size)
- ISBN 978-0-692-07826-6
- Text & Photographs by Henry Holly, Copyright 2018
- Published by The Northwest Forager.
- Second Printing, 2020
- Printed by Lightning Press, NJ (USA)

Contents:

Leafy Vegetables,
Bittercress, Stinging Nettle, Chickweed, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Wood Sorrel, Lady Fern, Broadleaf Plantain, Cat's Ear, Nipplewort, Broadleaf Dock, Oxeye Daisy, Lambs Quarter, Purslane.

Root Vegetables,
Dandelion, Wild Onion, Cattail, Queen Anne's Lace, Field Mustard, Burdock, Camas.

Fruit Berries,
Salmonberry, Red Huckleberry, Thimbleberry, Salal, Evergreen Huckleberry, Elderberry.

Poisonous Look-alikes,
Bracken Fern, Yellow Iris, Poison Hemlock, Death Camas, Red Elderberry.


"Have you ever looked for a true "pocket size" field guide just to find out it's not actually pocket size at all? Or perhaps you did and yet it's just a fold-out brochure with limited information or plant variety. This was just the case for me when I decided to create The Northwest Forager's Pocket Guide to Wild Edible Plants. It started back in 2013 and took me the better part of 4 years to photograph all the plants in their different stages throughout the seasons. I built the page structure from scratch, wrote, edited, wrote, edited, wrote and re-edited again until alas! A true pocket size field guide that comfortably fits in your shirt, coat or pant pocket and yet maintains the sustenance of a real book. Gift yourself, as well as a friend with this fun foragers guide. And of course, Happy Foraging!"
-Henry H.

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devindotcom Sep 8, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Great little book, very compact, hits the basics of what you might want to grab if you're foraging for greens, a couple roots, or berries but don't want to bring a whole big guide. Helpfully includes some poison lookalikes for newbies like me. No mushrooms but I don't like mushrooms so that's ok!

James Mar 27, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

Handy Little Book, well written with beautiful photography. I Keep it in my outdoors bag, it is the perfect size.

holycanadiancutie Aug 27, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

I love it! It's the perfect size to carry around with me on my walks. I'm looking forward to using it to identify the plants in my area <3

Diane Skiff Jul 8, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

Very well done. This book is well written, clear and concise. I live in the Pacific northwest and have been interested in learning to forage for edible and medicinal plants. This is a great starter book for someone like me. The pictures and diagrams are very helpful, just a great little book! Shipping was super fast, thanks!