Pacific Northwest Foraging

120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Hazelnuts

Author: Douglas Deur

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469615X

Category: Nature

Page: 292

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“Doug Deur invites us to discover the taste and history of the Northwest.” —Spencer B. Beebe, author of Cache and founder of Ecotrust The Pacific Northwest offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Douglas Deur as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Pacific Northwest Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

Northwest Foraging

The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Doug Benoliel

Publisher: Skipstone

ISBN: 9781594853678

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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CLICK HERE to download the section on foraging for field mustard with four sample recipes from Northwest Foraging * Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike * More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described *Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974, Northwest Foraging quickly became a wild food classic. Now fully updated and expanded by the original author, this elegant new edition is sure to become a modern staple in backpacks, kitchens, and personal libraries. A noted wild edibles authority, Doug Benoliel provides more than 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and many, many more! He also includes a description of which poisonous "look-alike" plants to avoid -- a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms. Beginning with his botany studies at the University of Washington, Doug Benoliel has been dedicated to native plants. He has owned a landscaping, design, and nursery business, and done his extensive work with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Doug lives on Lopez Island, Washington.

Pacific Northwest Berry Book

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Berries throughout the Pacific Northwest

Author: Bob Krumm

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493002597

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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The Pacific Northwest Berry Book combines the updated and revised information of a field guide and the fun of a cookbook. Learn to identify 15 berry and fruit species using non-technical descriptions, habitat hints, and color photos.

Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West

Author: Michael Moore

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0890135924

Category: Nature

Page: 360

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Michael Moore, renowned herbalist, teacher, and author of several medicinal plant books, presents a one-of-a-kind guide to over three hundred species of plants geographically ranging from Baja California to Alaska. This uniquely attractive book educates the reader to both native and introduced species within this region. With over eighty line drawings, forty-four color photographs, maps, and a glossary, this book contains clear and reliable information on identification and safe use of the plants; appearance, habitats, collecting methods, and storage; therapeutic uses, constituents, and preparations; potential toxicities and medical contraindications; and tea-making, tincturing, and salve making.

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

Identify, Harvest, and Use 120 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness

Author: Scott Kloos

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698071

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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“An incredibly thorough guide for identifying, harvesting, and utilizing medicinal plants.” —Dr. Deborah Frances RN, ND Naturopathic physician, herbalist, author, and lecturer In Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants, Scott Kloos is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage, and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and northern California.

Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants Alaska, Canada and Pacific Northwest Rainforest

An Introductory Pocket Trail Guide

Author: Carol R. Biggs

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780966919202

Category: Nature

Page: 199

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"These beautifully photographed, full-color, pocket-size field guides are the perfect companion for hikers, trail bikers, campers, and anyone else who enjoys getting out and seeing what nature has to offer. All the plants pictured and described in the two volumes, with three or four exceptions, range throughout the temperate rainforest of North America."

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Joe Ammirati,Steve Trudell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604691412

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Mountain Plants of the Pacific Northwest

A Field Guide to Washington, Western British Columbia, and Southeastern Alaska

Author: Ronald J. Taylor,George Wayne Douglas

Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780878423149

Category: Nature

Page: 437

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With non-technical descriptions and more than 500 photos and drawings, this full-color field guide invites readers to explore the Pacific Northwest's diverse array of mountain wildflowers, ferns, trees, and grasses.

Northeast Foraging

120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Beach Plums to Wineberries

Author: Leda Meredith

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694173

Category: Nature

Page: 308

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“An invaluable guide for the feast in the East.” —Hank Shaw, author of the James Beard Award–winning website Hunter Angler Gardener Cook The Northeast offers a veritable feast for foragers, and with Leda Meredith as your trusted guide you will learn how to safely find and identify an abundance of delicious wild plants. The plant profiles in Northeast Foraging include clear, color photographs, identification tips, guidance on how to ethically harvest, and suggestions for eating and preserving. A handy seasonal planner details which plants are available during every season. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Rhode Island.

Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Mark Turner,Ellen Kuhlmann

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696192

Category: Travel

Page: 448

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In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant’s habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Foraging Mushrooms Oregon

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Mushrooms

Author: Jim Meuninck

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493026704

Category: Nature

Page: 144

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Detailed descriptions of edible mushrooms; tips on finding, preparing, and using mushrooms; a glossary of botanical terms; color photos. Use Foraging Mushrooms as a field guide or as a delightful armchair read. No matter what you’re looking for, be it the curative Heal-All or a snack, this guide will enhance your next backpacking trip or easy stroll around the garden, and may just provide some new favorites for your dinner table.

Foraging Idaho

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods

Author: Christopher Nyerges

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493031910

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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From beach peas to serviceberries, hen of the woods to Indian cucumber, ostrich ferns to sea rocket, this guide uncovers the edible wild foods and healthful herbs of Idaho. Helpfully organized by environmental zone, the book is an authoritative guide for nature lovers, outdoorsmen, and gastronomes.

Pacific Northwest Wildflowers

A Guide to Common Wildflowers of Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Western Idaho, Southeast Alaska, and British Columbia

Author: Damian Fagan

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 9780762735723

Category: Nature

Page: 229

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With more than 350 color photographs, detailed line drawings, and helpful, informative text, this book introduces more than 300 of the most common wildflowers of the lush Pacific Northwest region. Glossaries, a primer on plant indentification, and an introduction to the ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest are also included.

Wild Harvest

Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Terry Domico

Publisher: Big Country Books

ISBN: 9780888390226

Category: Nature

Page: 88

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For everyone from backpackers to backyard harvesters, Wild Harvest is a field guide to wild edibles with their seasons and cooking suggestions.

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Daniel Winkler

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550175424

Category: Nature

Page: 1

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A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is a pocket-sized guide with full-colour photographs of mushrooms from Pacific Northwest trails and roadsides, forests and lawns. With this guide, identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms--and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. Discover boletes, chanterelles, matsutake, shaggy mane, cauliflower, candy cap and many other tasty wild mushrooms. Easy to use and light to carry, this compact text is a must-have for all mushroom lovers who delight in searching for the next macrofungi bonanza.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

Author: David Moskowitz

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881929492

Category: Nature

Page: 364

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This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

California Foraging

120 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Evergreen Huckleberries to Wild Ginger

Author: Judith Larner Lowry

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694203

Category: Cooking

Page: 344

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The diversity of California's terrain and climate are a forager's dream, with unique offerings from the coast, the mountains, the deserts, and everywhere in between. A passionate wild foods expert, Judith Larner Lowry shows you what to look for and how to gather it in a sustainable way. California Foraging is a hardworking guide packed with detailed information and clear photography for the safe identification of more than 120 wild plants. It also features a seasonal guide for foraging year-round and collecting tips for sustainable harvesting.

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Daniel Mathews

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697849

Category: Nature

Page: 584

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Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history and identification guide for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. This guide also includes information about the landscape and weather. Packed with 800 color photographs, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific Northwest if you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors.

Foraging the Rocky Mountains

Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in the Rockies

Author: Lizbeth Morgan

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493002252

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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The Rocky Mountain region's diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From salsify to pearly everlasting, currants to pine nuts, Foraging the Rocky Mountains guides you to 85 edible wild foods and healthful herbs of the region. This valuable reference guide will help you identify and appreciate the wild bounty of the Rocky Mountain states. This guide also includes:: detailed descriptions of edible plants and animals tips on finding, preparing, and using foraged foods recipes suitable for the trail and at home detailed, full-color photos a glossary of botanical terms

Food Plants of Interior First Peoples

Author: Nancy J. Turner

Publisher: Royal British Columbia Museum

ISBN: 9780772658463

Category: History

Page: 215

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Renowned ethnobotanist Nancy Turner describes 150 plants traditionally harvested and eaten by First Peoples east of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia and northern Washington. Each description includes information on where to find the plant and a discussion on traditional methods of harvesting and preparation.