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Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie

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6017 BOOK
Book Author:
Kelly Kindscher

A beautifully illustrated guide to the plants used for food by the Native American tribes on the prairie. Detailed descriptions to help you find, harvest, propagate, and prepare these wild food plants. Written for a broad audience ranging from amateaur naturalists to historians, botanists, and anthropologists, it includes detailed descriptions to assist the reader in finding and identifying edible prairie plants, as well as information on harvesting, propagation for home gardeners, and the preparation and taste of wild food plants. Kelly Kindscher, who in 1983 spent 80 days walking 690 miles across the prairie from Kansas City to the Rocky Mountain foothills, has studied systematics and ecology at the University of Kansas.