Originally published in 1974, Northwest Foraging quickly became a regional classic to the area's wild foods. Now fully updated and expanded by the original author, the new edition of this guidebook is sure to become a modern staple in backpacks, kitchens, and personal libraries across the Northwest.A noted wild edibles-authority, Doug Benoliel gives 65 thorough descriptions of the most common edible plants of the Pacific Northwest region, from asparagus to watercress, juneberries to cattails, and much, much more! He also includes a description of which poisonous "look-alike" plants to avoid-a must-read for the foraging novice. Features include detailed technical illustrations of each plant, an illustrated guide to general plant identification principles, seasonality charts for prime harvesting, a nutritional chart, a selection of simple foraging recipes, and a glossary of botanical terms. It's a modern and elegant re-take on Doug's authoritative descriptions-nature-lovers,gardeners, cooks, paddlers, and hikers across the Northwest will be smitten with this update of a regional cult classic.