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Angier, Bradford. Field guide to edible wild plants. 2nd ed. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, c2008. 282 p.
Ballerini, Luigi, and Ada De Santis. A feast of weeds: a literary guide to foraging and cooking wild edible plants. Berkeley, University of California Press, c2012. 276 p.
Translated from Italian.
Boutenko, Sergei. Wild edibles: a practical guide to foraging, with easy identification of 60 edible plants and 67 recipes. Berkeley, CA, North Atlantic Books, 2013. 279 p.
Bibliography: p. 259-264.
Brill, Steve. The wild vegetarian cookbook: a forager's culinary guide (in the field or in the supermarket) to preparing and savoring wild
(and not so wild) natural foods, with more than 500 recipes. Boston, Harvard Common Press, c2002. 500 p.
TX837.B824 2002 <SciRR>
Chambers, Paul. Foraging: discover free food. Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Remember When, 2010. 207 p.
Bibliography: p. 206-207.
Chase, Nan K. Eat your yard! edible trees, shrubs, vines, herbs and flowers for your landscape. Salt Lake City, UT, Gibbs Smith, c2010. 160 p.
Paw-paw fruit on the tree. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
"Lacy leaf cressie" also called creasy greens Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
Black walnuts with and without their characteristic green hull. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.
Emmons, Didi. Wild flavors: one chef's transformative year cooking from Eva's farm. White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Pub., 2011. 297 p.
Green, Connie, and Sarah Scott. The wild table: seasonal foraged food and recipes. New York, Viking Studio/Penguin Group, 2010. 343 p.
Bibliography: p. 336.
Heavey, Bill. It's only slow food until you try to eat it: misadventures of a suburban hunter-gatherer. New York, Atlantic Monthly Press, 2013. 274 p.
Herrera, Melany Vorass. The front yard forager: identifying, collecting, and cooking the 30 most common urban weeds. Seattle, WA, Skipstone, c2013. 191 p.
Kallas, John. Edible wild plants: wild foods from dirt to plate. Layton, UT, Gibbs Smith, c2010. 416 p.
Bibliography: p. 401-406.
Krause, Steven A. Drinks from the wilds. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1996. 276 p.
Originally published: In search of the wild dewberry. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, c1983.
Bibliography: p. 265-267.
Lyle, Katie Letcher. Complete guide to edible wild plants, mushrooms, fruits, and nuts: how to find, identify, and cook them. 2nd ed. Guilford, CT, FalconGuides, c2010. 203 p.
Bibliography: p. 189-193.
Shufer, Vickie. The everything guide to foraging: identifying, harvesting, and cooking nature's wild fruits and vegetables. Avon, MA, Adams Media, c2011. 291 p.
Bibliography: p. 285-286
Thayer, Samuel. Nature's garden: a guide to identifying, harvesting, and preparing edible wild plants.
Birchwood, WI, Forager's Harvest, c2010. 512 p.
Bibliography: p. 481-492.
Weingarten, Matthew, and Raquel Pelzel. Preserving wild foods: a modern forager's recipes for curing, canning, smoking, and pickling. North Adams, MA, Storey Pub., 2012. 256 p.
Bibliography: p. 247-248.
Wong, Tama Matsuoka. Foraged flavor: finding fabulous ingredients in your backyard or farmer's market. New York, Clarkson Potter Pub., c2012. 224 p.
Zachos, Ellen. Backyard foraging, 65 familiar plants you didn't know you could eat. North Adams, MA, Storey Publishing, 2013. 239 p.
Bibliography: p. 225-228.
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