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Edible plants and animals

unusual foods from aardvark to zamia

by A. D. Livingston

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Published by Facts on File in New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food of animal origin -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Food animals -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Plants, Edible -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271) and index.

    StatementA.D. Livingston and Helen Livingston.
    ContributionsLivingston, Helen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX743 .L58 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1736445M
    ISBN 100816027447, 0816030510
    LC Control Number92041501

      Follow along in our guide to wild edible plants, and you'll have no excuse for going hungry again. I ranked these foods based on widespread availability, vitamins and mineral content and, most importantly, caloric value (they're listed in descending order). WARNING: If you're not percent certain that a plant is edible, DO NOT eat it! elderberry blossoms and fruits are edible, but the leaves are an emetic and make you vomit. 5. Just because animals or birds eat a plant, does not always mean it is safe for Size: 44KB.

    “Plants are tricky. Many are edible, but one false mouthful and you're dead.” —The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins Whether or not you've seen the movies or read the books, you probably know that The Hunger Games is a dystopian story of competition and survival in a post-apocalyptic world. Much of the narrative takes place in the wilderness, a setting that comes with its own cast of. Get this from a library! Edible plants and animals: unusual foods from aardvark to zamia. [A D Livingston; Helen Livingston] -- Provides facts and information about unusual plants and animals which can be used by man as food.

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Over trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail in this useful and attractive book, with information on which part is edible and when, how plants have been utilised, particularly by Maori, their nutritional value, and where they can be found.

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Livingston, Helen Livingston. This book describes habitat and distribution, physical characteristics, and edible parts of wild plants—the key elements of identification. Hugely important to the book are its color photos.

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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West is a beautiful, practical book by respected herbalist and naturalist, Gregory Tilford. Despite the reference to the “West” in the title of this book, the author notes that the many of the plants described in the book can be found throughout much of the United States—from the Midwest and Southeast and from the west coast of Canada to southern Alaska.

Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health.

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Again, using recipes for cooking edible plants is a great way to learn and experiment. 33 Most Common Edible Wild Plants in North America. Wild Onion (Allium bisceptrum). Avoid gathering wild plants in areas where animal waste is likely to be found. BE CLEAN: Meticulously wash wild greens, being sure to remove all damaged leaves and flower buds.

Wash first in cold water with 1/2 cup vinegar mixed in, then wash again in cold, clear water. Any animal with no route of escape will fight when cornered. All mammals are edible; however, the polar bear and bearded seal have toxic levels of vitamin A in their livers.

The platypus, native to Australia and Tasmania, is an egg-laying, semiaquatic mammal that has poisonous glands. Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants 3 General Rules for Your Safety This book is a comprehensive catalog of wild plants, mushroom, and fruit that can be consumed safely in the wild.

Wherever you’re stranded in the wilderness, and you consumed the last food you had, here are some information in case you’re feeling Size: 2MB. Although animal meat offers the best energy source because of its fat, Alaska also hosts an array of edible and easily recognizable unless you know what you're dealing with, plant food can be risky.

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