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Wild Food Plants of Australia - Tim Low

Wild Food Plants of Australia

By: Tim Low

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Published: 31st July 1991
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Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of Australia is the fieldguide edition of Wild Food Plants of Australia. It is presented in a concise, convenient form to facilitate quick and ready reference in the field. Tim Low has provided a truly reliable guide to our edible flora, making identification easy. Thus it is a perfect companion for bushwalkers, naturalists, scientists and, with emphasis on wild food cuisine, gourmets. Low describes more than 180 plants - from the most tasty and significant plant foods of southern and eastern Australia to the more important and spectacular inland and tropical foods. Distribution maps are provided with each description plus notes on how these plants were used in the past and can be used today. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings there is also a guide to poisonous and non-poisonous plants, and information on introduced food plants, the nutrients found in wild food plants, on bush survival, and how to forage for and cook with wild plants.

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      Comments about Wild Food Plants of Australia:

      Every Australian should have a copy.

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        Comments about Wild Food Plants of Australia:

        Used this book going Caravanning around Australia
        in the parks I stayed out I would check out the trees looking for bush tucker

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        5.0

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          5.0

          "Excellent reference book"

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            Have been after a similar book, but I think this one makes the looking for useful plants easy

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            Old but Still Wild!

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              This book in my opinion is still THE reference book on the subject even though it has been around forever. Should be purchased or read by everyone who goes bush regularly or rarely. Tim Low has left an invaluable legacy.

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              ISBN: 9780207169304
              ISBN-10: 0207169306
              Audience: General
              Format: Paperback
              Language: English
              Number Of Pages: 240
              Published: 31st July 1991
              Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
              Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 12.6  x 1.4
              Weight (kg): 0.36
              Edition Number: 2