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Identifying, Harvesting and Using Wild Plants of Eastern Canada


An extremely well researched and in-depth book.  Information to help with identification, medicinal uses, cultural history, recipes and harvesting ethics.  One of the most informative and useful nature books in my library.

Last updated on April 15, 2024 7:00 am


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     Wild Plants of Eastern Canada is a comprehensive guide to the region’s plants, including their culinary, medicinal, folk, and ecological uses. The book also explores the cultural history of wild plant use among Aboriginal-Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, and Passamaquoddy-and non-Aboriginal-Black, Acadian, and Celtic-peoples. Bridging the academic and the popular, the book includes easy-to-read profiles of sixty plant species, each identified with an actual size leaf-print specimen as well as a realistic reproduction for identification. Nearly sixty recipes are included for use in contemporary cuisine. The book does not include cultivated plants, seaweeds, or trees. Includes safety tips for identifying and avoiding poisonous plants.

Marilyn Walker holds a PhD in anthropology and is the author of Harvesting the Northern Wild, a guide to the edible wild plants of the north. She is currently an associate professor in the department of anthropology at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.

Wild Plants of Eastern Canada, Nimbus Publishing

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Highest Price C $135.95 March 21, 2024
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Height: 60, Length: 940, Weight: 100, Width: 720

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Height: 950, Length: 725, Width: 50


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EAN List Element: 9781551096155




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