Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast
British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest, Expanded Edition
About the Book
A newly expanded and revised edition of the bestselling field guide to more than 150 edible and medicinal plants and fungi that grow wild throughout the west coast of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest states.
The coastal Pacific Northwest of North America is home to a multitude of edible and medicinal plant species, marine plants, and edible mushrooms—from Black Gooseberry to Western Tea-Berry, from Golden Chanterelle to Yellow Morel Mushroom, and from Sea Asparagus to Winged Kelp. Now revised and updated with additional species and recipes, this compact, full-colour forager’s guide offers clear photography, descriptions, safety tips and warnings, as well as culinary and medicinal uses from both Indigenous and settler traditions, for every type of wild-growing flora species in the region. Practical, user-friendly, and safe, Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast is an indispensable guide for beginner and experienced foragers alike.
—Sen’ákw, Senaqwila Wyss, Squamish Nation ethnobotanist
—Nancy J. Turner, Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria
—Dan Jason, author of Some Useful Wild Plants and Medicinal Herbs to Know and Grow