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Foraging the Rocky Mountains: Finding, Identifying, and Preparing Edible Wild Foods in the Rockies
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 incl ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published June 4th 2013 by Falcon Press Publishing
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My biggest complaint has to do with the pictures. Often she will mention a flower or berry on a plant which is particularly useful for identification, and then not include a picture. For instance, the larkspur flower and the thimble berry. Serviceberries are not included in the guide, though mentioned several times. She also notes that apple seeds contain arsenic and to beware, which is true, but the amount of seeds you would need to feel the effects of the arsenic is just obscene and likely imp ...more
Good foraging book. I really liked that a simple recipe is included with each wild food mentioned. The array of wild edibles presented in this book is exciting. There were lots of plant included that I have not seen in other wild food books, like harebells and Mormon tea. I would have given it 5 stars, but some of the photos are lacking. In a few cases plants that are known for their berries are mentioned, but there aren't any photos of the berries, thimbleberries and prickly currents for exampl ...more