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Edible plants : a photographic survey of the wild edible botanicals of North America / Jimmy W. Fike.

Fike, Jimmy W., (author,, photographer.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781684351718
  • ISBN: 1684351715
  • Physical Description: xvii, 227 pages : illustrations (color) ; 30 cm
  • Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Red Lightning Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Agoseris -- Amaranth -- American lotus -- American speedwell -- Angelica -- Arrowleaf balsamroot -- Asparagus -- Autumn olive -- Ballhead waterleaf -- Bedstraw -- Bracken fern -- Broadleaf plantain -- Bugleweed -- Burdock -- California poppy -- Canadian violet -- Cattail -- Chestnut oak -- Chia -- Chickweed -- Chiming bells -- Chokeberry -- Clover -- Cow parsnip -- Curly dock -- Dandelion -- Desert hollygrape -- Desert parsley -- Desert trumpet -- Eastern hemlock -- Eastern white pine -- Echinacea -- Elderberry -- False Solomon's seal -- Field mint -- Field pennycress -- Filaree -- Gill-over-the-ground -- Ginkgo -- Ginseng -- Glacier lily -- Gooseberry -- Greenbrier -- Ground cherry -- Heal-all -- Hedge mustard -- Henbit -- Hibiscus -- Hoary mountain mint -- Hooker's evening primrose -- Horehound -- Indian cucumber -- Ithuriel's spear -- Jojoba -- Juniper -- Kentucky coffee tree -- Lemonade berry -- Lemon balm -- Licorice fern -- London rocket -- Man-of-the-earth -- Manzanita -- Marsh mallow -- Marsh marigold -- Mayapple -- Mesquite -- Miner's lettuce -- Mock strawberry -- Monkey flower -- Nettle-leaf goosefoot -- Oxeye daisy -- Pale touch-,e-not -- Palo verde -- Pawpaw -- Pickerelweed -- Pineapple weed -- Prickly lettuce -- Purslane -- Raspberry -- Salmonberry -- Sassafras -- Sea beans -- Sego lily -- Sheep sorrel -- Shisho -- Shooting star -- Silverweed -- Skunk cabbage -- Soap plant -- Solomon's seal -- Spicebush -- Spring beauty -- Stonecrop -- Sumac -- Sunflower -- Swamp hedge nettle -- Walnut -- Wapato -- Watercress -- Water lily -- Wild ginger -- Wild oats -- Wild oregano -- Wild radish -- Wild rhubarb -- Wild rose -- Wintergreen -- Wolfberry -- Wood nettle -- Yampa -- Yellow bells -- Yellow wood sorrel -- Yerba santa.
Summary, etc.:
"Featuring over 100 photographs that Fike has selectively colorized to highlight the comestible part of the plant. While the images initially appear to be scientific illustrations or photograms from the dawn of photography when plants were placed directly on sensitized paper and exposed under the sun, a closer look reveals, according to Liesl Bradner of the Los Angeles Times, "haunting [and] eerily beautiful" photographs. Beyond instilling wonder, Fike's contemporary, place-based approach to landscape photography emphasizes our relationship to the natural world, reveals food sources, and encourages environmental stewardship. His clever and beautiful method makes it easy to identify both the specimen and its edible parts and includes detailed descriptions about the plant's wider purposes as food and medicine. Sumptuously illustrated and delightfully informative, Edible Plants is the perfect gift for anyone curious about unlocking the secrets of native North American plants"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Plants, Edible > North America > Identification.
Plants, Edible > North America > Pictorial works.
Plantes comestibles > Amérique du Nord > Identification.
Plantes comestibles > Amérique du Nord > Ouvrages illustrés.
ART / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals.
NATURE / Ecology.
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Food.
NATURE / Plants / Flowers.
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Plants & Animals.
Plants, Edible.
North America.
Genre: Field guides.
Pictorial works.