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Angier, Bradford. Field guide to edible wild plants. 2nd ed. Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, c2008. 282 p.
    QK98.5.A1A53 2008

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.
    Includes bibliographies.
    QK98.5.A1B3513 2012

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.
    QK98.5.A1B68 2013

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.
    QK98.5.G7C476 2010

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.
    QK98.5.A1C45 2010

Close-up photo of paw-paw fruit on the tree.

Paw-paw fruit on the tree. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

Close-up photo of lacy leaf cressie.

"Lacy leaf cressie" also called creasy greens Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.

Close-up photo of black walnuts with green hulls and black shells.

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.
    TX819.H4E52 2011

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.
    TX823.G745 2010

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.
    QK98.5.U6H43 2013

Herrera, Melany Vorass. The front yard forager: identifying, collecting, and cooking the 30 most common urban weeds. Seattle, WA, Skipstone, c2013. 191 p.
    Includes bibliographies.
    SB612.A2V67 2013

Kallas, John. Edible wild plants: wild foods from dirt to plate. Layton, UT, Gibbs Smith, c2010. 416 p.
    Bibliography: p. 401-406.
    QK98.5.A1K35 2010

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.
    TX815.K7 1996

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.
    TX823.L93 2010

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
    TX823.S455 2011

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.
    QK98.5.A1T433 2010

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.
    TX601.W45 2012

Wong, Tama Matsuoka. Foraged flavor: finding fabulous ingredients in your backyard or farmer's market. New York, Clarkson Potter Pub., c2012. 224 p.
    TX823.W65 2012

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.
    QK98.5.A1Z33 2013

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