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Wild Roots

A Forager's Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Roots, Tubers, Corms, and Rhizomes of North America

Published by Healing Arts Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

For more than two decades Doug Elliot has wandered the fields, forests, and marshlands of North America gathering roots and herbs, and plant lore. A labor of love, Wild Roots is filled with practical information, extraordinary drawings and lively commentary, and offers a wealth of information about the roots, rhizomes, and tubers of North America.

About The Author

Doug Elliott is the author of Woodslore and Wildwoods Wisdom and lives in Union Mills, North Carolina.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Healing Arts Press (July 1, 1995)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781620552209

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Raves and Reviews

"A wealth of information about almost sixty roots of North American plants. . . . It, altogether, is a thought-provoking little book, obviously a labor of love."

– Natural Farmer, Winter 1998/99

"With its wealth of information and delightfully humorous flavor, Wild Roots refreshes the spirit like a hot cup of sassafras tea."

– Cincinnati Enquirer

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