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Wild Edible Plant Links

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This page contains links outside Washington State University which provide an option for finding further information. No endorsement of products is implied nor of information at non-WSU sites. People vary in sensitivity to plants and accurate plant identification is critical. Proceed at your own risk!

Some Favorite Books

  • NEW!  The Front Yard Forager – Excellent & Local.  Herrera, Melany
  • Billy Joe Tatum’s Wild Foods Cookbook & Field Guide
  • Guide to Wild Foods – Nyerges, Christopher
  • Stalking the Wild Asparagus – Gibbons, Euell
  • Stalking the Healthful Herbs – Gibbons, Euell
  • Northwest Foraging: a guide to edible plants of the Pacific Northwest – Benoliel
  • Wild Harvest: Edible plants of the PNW – Domico, T.
  • Edible Wild Plants – Elias, T.S. & Peter A. Dykeman
  • Why Wild Edibles? – Mohney, Russ

Compiled by Dave Pehling, Snohomish County Extension Analyst, updated 01/26/14

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