Edible and Medicinal Plants of California
The possible benefits of wild plants for human health and well-being are extensive! Early settlers from England and Europe brought their knowledge of edible plants and medical treatments with them to the New World. Indigenous peoples too developed a widespread knowledge of edible and medicinal plants. With this pamphlet you can use this valuable information to find the common species present in California.
Additional information included in this guide includes:
• Habitats where desirable species are located
• How to harvest plants in an environmentally sustainable manor
• Become aware of the plants that are poisonous to touch
• Identifying poisonous plants that may also be encountered
With this guide you will look at the plant life around you in a whole new light! This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glove box or backpack yet sturdy enough to stand up to outdoor use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof.
Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.
Click the arrows to move between the pages of our Electronic Flip Guide.
Duane Sept is a biologist, professional free-lance nature photographer and writer. Duane’s award-winning photographs have been published internationally in books, magazines, newspapers, displays and others. He is the author of 30+ natural history books including Common Mushrooms of the Northwest published by Calypso Publishing which is a best seller many times over! He is also the past president of the Sunshine Coast Mycological Society in British Columbia.