File Size: 27.21 MB
Print Length: 160 pages
Publisher: Skyhorse (June 23, 2009)
Publication Date: June 23, 2009
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Enhanced with full-color illustrations, this comprehensive list details the identifying features, habitats, and physical characteristics of hundreds of edible plants found in the wild.
Anyone who has spent serious time outdoors knows that in survival situations, wild plants are often the only sustenance available. The proper identification of these plants can mean the difference between survival and death. 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. There are over one hundred of them, further simplifying the identification of poisonous and edible plants. No serious outdoors person should ever hit the trail without this book and the knowledge contained within it.
About the Author
The U.S. Department of the Army is headquartered at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, and authors The Soldier’s Guide , The Complete Guide to Edible Wild Plants , U.S. Army Ranger Handbook , U.S. Army Hand-to-Hand Combat , U.S. Army First Aid Manual ,U.S. Army Weapons Systems , U.S. Army Special Forces Handbook , U.S. Army Guide to Boobytraps , U.S. Army Explosives and Demolitions Handbook ,U.S. Army Special Forces Guide to Unconventional Warfare , and U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Handbook.
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