Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Southern Rockies: Foothills to Alpine in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho (ISBN-13: 978-1937862930)
A full color field guide to over 130 native and non-native plants from the foothills to the alpine of the Southern Rockies. It is written for the curious first-time forager as well as the more advanced harvester of edibles and medicinals. Each plant entry contains full color pictures, descriptions for identification, edible and medicinal uses, gardening tips, other uses and cautions. A section on poisonous plants is included. Also found throughout are tips for harvesting and preparation, recipes, stories, poems, natural history and science facts. The durable Flexi-cover binding makes this a perfect book for a backpack.