Handbook of Edible Weeds

Handbook of Edible Weeds

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Handbook of Edible Weeds contains detailed descriptions and illustrations of 100 edible weeds, representing 100 genera of higher plant species. Some of the species are strictly American, but many are cosmopolitan weeds. Each account includes common names recognized by the Weed Science Society of America, standard Latin scientific names, uses, and distribution (geographic and ecological). Cautionary notes are included regarding the potential allergenic or other harmful properties of many of the weeds.The small seeds can be used in porridge or ground up like any other cereal to make a flour. Canadian studies ... Recently it has been proposed to make artificial firewood or fuel briquets out of this and other tumbleweeds. Kochia scoparia isanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Edible Weeds
Author:James A. Duke
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-11-10


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