Edible and Medicinal Plants of Canada


Book language : English

ISBN : 9781772130027

Author : Andy MacKinnon, Linda Kershaw, John Arnason

Release year : 2016, 2ème édition

Pages : 448

Throughout human history plants have provided us with food, clothing, medicine and shelter. Canada is a huge country with diverse habitats that are home to an incredible diversity of plant species that have helped native peoples and early settlers survive through the centuries. This book describes nearly 600 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens that have been used by people from ancient times to the present. More than 800 colour photographs and illustrations.