Wild Plants of Eastern Canada

Marilyn Walker

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ISBN: 9781551096155

Wild Plants of Eastern Canada

  Author:   Marilyn Walker    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

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.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551096155
Item NB0786
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onMay 14 2008
Language eng
Pages 204
Format Paperback
Dimensions9.5(in) x 7.25(in)
Shipping weight450(g)
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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 associate professor in the department of anthropology at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.