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Berry Finder: A Guide to Native Plants with Fleshy Fruits (Nature Study Guides)

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Berry Finder: A Guide to Native Plants with Fleshy Fruits (Nature Study Guides)

By  Dorcas S. Miller , Illustrated By  Cherie Hunter Day
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Identify wild berries and fruits in eastern North America with this pocket-size guide.

If you're fascinated by native plants or the practice of foraging, then learning to identify berries and fruits is essential. While this is not a guide to edible plants, Berry Finder by Dorcas S. Miller is a great tool for getting started with plant identification. This handy, easy-to-use booklet can help you identify native plants with fleshy fruit in the eastern half of North America.

The booklet provides a dichotomous key to identifying ripe fruits that are one inch in diameter or smaller. Simply answer a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of the plant, as well as its berries, leaves, and twigs. Along the way, professional illustrations by Cherie Hunter May help to guide you to a positive identification.

Book Features:

  • Step-by-step guide to identifying wild berries and fruits
  • More than 120 species of plants, shrubs, and trees
  • Professional line illustrations with key markings for identification
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits into a pocket or pack

This guide is applicable to eastern Canada and the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and parts of Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Dorcas S. Miller, founding president of the Maine Master Naturalist Program, has written more than a dozen books, including Berry Finder, Constellation Finder, Scat Finder, Track Finder, and Winter Weed Finder. Her Finder books have sold more than half a million copies.Cherie Hunter Day is a writer and an illustrator. An award-winning haiku and tanka poet, Cherie is the author of Apology Moon and The Horse with One Blue Eye, as well as the editor of Mariposa, the journal of the Haiku Poets of Northern California. Her nature illustrations have appeared in such books as Berry Finder and Track Finder.

ISBN: 9780912550527

ISBN-10: 9780912550527

Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers

Publication Date: 10/08/2024 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/08/2024 - 12:00am

Pages: 64

Language: English


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