Wild Food Plants of Australia

Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy.

Wild Food Plants of Australia

Wild Food Plants of Australia

Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy. Thus it is a perfect companion for bushwalkers, naturalists, scientists and, with emphasis on wild food cuisine, gourmets. Low describes more than 180 plants - from the most tasty and significant plant foods of southern and eastern Australia to the more important and spectacular inland and tropical foods. Distribution maps are provided with each description plus notes on how these plants were used in the past and can be used today. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings there is also a guide to poisonous and non-poisonous plants, and information on introduced food plants, the nutrients found in wild food plants, on bush survival, and how to forage for and cook with wild plants.

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Wild Food Plants of Australia
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Tim Low
Categories: Aboriginal Australians
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher:

Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy. Thus it is a perfect companion for bushwalkers, naturalists, scientists and, with emphasis on wild food cuisine, gourmets. Low describes more than 180 plants - from the most tasty and significant plant foods of southern
Bush Tucker
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Tim Low
Categories: Wild foods
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-01-01 - Publisher:

Uses of wild foods; plant use; medicinal use of plants; Uluru; Yarrabah; foods of the First Fleet; wild coffees; wild teas; native cherry; seashore fruits; pigfaces; rainforest fruits; outback fruits; feral fruits; seeds; nuts; beans; peas; lilies; wild orchids; cress; mustards; weeds; seaweeds; wild mushrooms; flowers; herbs; spices; gums; manna;
Foraging Wild Edible Plants of North America
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Christopher Nyerges
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Edible wild plants are nature’s natural food source, growing along roadsides, sprouting in backyards, and blooming in country fields. North America’s diverse geography overflows with edible plant species. From alyssum to watercress, chicory to purslane, Foraging Wild Plants of North America provides everything you need to know about the most
A Field Guide to the Native Edible Plants of New Zealand
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Andrew Crowe
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Godwit Pub

This revised and updated edition describes in detail over 160 native edible plants. Trees, shrubs, herbs, ferns, mushrooms, lichens and seaweeds are covered, with information on their utilization, in particular by Maoris, their nutritional value, where they can be found and when.
Feral Future
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Tim Low
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A decade ago, Tim Low journeyed to the remote northernmost tip of Australia. Instead of the pristine rain forests he expected, he found jungles infested with Latin American carpet grass and feral cattle. That incident helped inspire Feral Future, a passionate account of the history and implications of invasive species

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