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Main Title Discovering wild plants : Alaska, western Canada, the Northwest /
Author Eaton, Janice Schofield, ; Schofield, Janice J.
Publisher Alaska Northwest Books,
Year Published 1989
OCLC Number 19516471
ISBN 0882403559; 9780882403557; 0882403699; 9780882403694
Subjects Plants, Useful--Northwest, Pacific--Identification ; Plants, Useful--Alaska--Identification ; Plants, Useful--Canada, Western--Identification ; Pacific Northwest ; Plants, Medicinal ; Plants, Edible ; Pacific States ; Plantes utiles--Etats-Unis (Nord-Ouest)--Identification ; Plantes utiles--Alaska--Identification ; Plantes utiles--Canada (Ouest)--Identification
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QK98.4.N67S36 1989 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/28/2018
ESBM  QK98.4.N67S36 1989 CPHEA/PESD Library/Corvallis,OR 07/12/2017 DISPERSAL
Collation 354 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-340) and index.
Contents Notes
Marshes, ponds, and wet places -- Forests and open woods. Trees and shrubs without berrylike fruits ; Woodland plants and shrubs with berrylike fruits ; Woodland plants without berrylike fruits -- Wild grassy meadows and sunny forest openings -- Stream banks, creek shores, moist bluffs, and wet rocky places -- Gravel bars, dry slopes, tundra, and dry rocky places -- Sea and sandy shores -- Gardens, lawns, cultivated and disturbed soils -- Additional information. More than 130 plants (including trees, roots, wildflowers, herbs, seaweed, and mushrooms) from Alaska, Yukon Territory, through western Canada, to Washington, Oregon and northern California are profiled. Information provided includes precise botanical identification, history (New and Old World folk uses), harvest and habitat information, and recipes.