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A Field Guide to Native Edible Plant of New Zealand by Andrew Crowe

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Reach for this book to learn more about which NZ native plants are edible. It covers 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds with each having a plant description, where to find, parts that can be eaten, when to harvest, use and related plants.

Pairs beautifully with Maori Healing Remedies book.

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A go-to, illustrated field guide of edible native New Zealand plants, including a section on poisonous plants.

In this useful and attractive book, over 190 trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are described in detail with information on which part is edible and when, how plants have been utilised (particularly by Maori), their nutritional value, and where they can be found. In a separate section, Andrew Crowe also describes important poisonous plants that are native to New Zealand or are likely to be confused with edible plants.

Illustrated with line drawings and colour photographs, this informative book will be of interest to trampers, botanists and all who appreciate New Zealand’s native flora.

AUTHOR:   Andrew Crowe is a best-selling author with a special interest in helping make nature accessible to beginners of all ages. He has written over 40 nature books covering seashells, insects, spiders, birds and other animals and plants.

PAGES: 192


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