Peterson – The best-selling field guides of all time
Edible Wild Plants of Eastern & Central North America
More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.
- Author: Lee Peterson, the younger son of famed naturalist Roger Tory Peterson.
- 330 pages
Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern & Central No. America
Medicinal plants are increasingly well regarded as supplements and sometimes as alternatives for prescription drugs. Steven Foster and James A. Duke have used recent advances in the study of medicinal plants and their combined experience of over 100 years to completely update the Peterson Field Guide to Medicinal Plants. The clear and concise text identifies the key traits, habitats, uses, and warnings for more than 530 of the most significant medicinal plants in the eastern and central United States and Canada including both native and alien species. Simplified warnings make identifying medicinal plants fast and easy
- 700+ images
- Organization-by-color system
- Authors: Steven Foster & Dr, James A. Duke
- 456 pages