Edible and Medicinal Plants

Edible and Medicinal Plants

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I believe that today’s PDF on Edible and Medicinal Plants is a section of a larger work because of the way it is formatted, but there are no identifying marks on the document.

Regardless, it is a good reference on edible and medicinal plants.As I wrote in the Prepper’s Guide to Foraging, don’t use a single source to identify plants – it is hard to take a drawing in a book and use it to identify plants.

Edible and Medicinal Plants

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Ingesting the wrong plant can end in death.  Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting.

A prudent person would take this PDF and cross reference it to ensure what you were using is safe.

At the top of this article I have shared a very well respected field guide that many use to help identify plants.  Of course the guidance remains the same.  Don’t trust to a single source.

To the right I have recommended another good reference on the subject.

Additionally, regional field guides are also pretty useful.  Each region of the US has plants that are commonly found their.  It would make no sense to depend on a plan that grows in the rain filled mountains of the pacific northwest if you live in the flatland of West Tennessee.

Edible and Medicinal Plants

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