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Wild berries of the West / Betty B. Derig and Margaret C. Fuller ; illustrated by Mimi Osborne.

Derig, Betty B. (Author). Fuller, Margaret, 1935- (Added Author).

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public/School Library. (Show)

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Summary:

Organized alphabetically by common family name, the plant descriptions tell you how to identify more than 150 fruits and berries that grow throughout the western United States. Plant writeups discuss how Native Americans and pioneers used the plants for food, medicine, and crafts, and how you can grow the plants in your own backyard. The authors include more than 50 of their favorite recipes--from juniper berry chicken and elderberry ham to groundcherry chutney and lingonberry coffee cake. This field guide, filled with 185 color photographs of flowering plants and ripe fruits, is a must for berry lovers, adventurous cooks, amateur botanists, native-plant gardeners, and students of Native American lore.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library 581.4 DER (Text) 33892004268372 NON-FICTION Book None 06/02/2005 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0878424334 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: ix, 235 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2001.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-225) and indexes.
Summary, etc.:
Organized alphabetically by common family name, the plant descriptions tell you how to identify more than 150 fruits and berries that grow throughout the western United States. Plant writeups discuss how Native Americans and pioneers used the plants for food, medicine, and crafts, and how you can grow the plants in your own backyard. The authors include more than 50 of their favorite recipes--from juniper berry chicken and elderberry ham to groundcherry chutney and lingonberry coffee cake. This field guide, filled with 185 color photographs of flowering plants and ripe fruits, is a must for berry lovers, adventurous cooks, amateur botanists, native-plant gardeners, and students of Native American lore.
Subject: Berries > West (U.S.) > Identification.
Cooking (Berries)

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