Basic Illustrated Poisonous and Psychoactive Plants
ISBN: 076279190X
EAN13: 9780762791903
Language: English
Pages: 104
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
A richly photographed and information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, Basic Illustrated Poisonous and Harmful Plants distills years of knowledge into an affordable visual guide. Whether planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, with this updated guide you'll discover how to identify and avoid poisonous, harmful, and psychoactive plants in the contiguous United States.BASIC ILLUSTRATED Poisonous and Psychoactive Plants identifies wild and cultivated plants that are: - Toxic and dangerous- Psychoactive- Allergenic- Inflammatory
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field, Basic Illustrated books tell you what you need to know.Including: - Plants that are harmful to the touch, like poison ivy - Plants that are harmful to ingest, like false morels - Plants that cause other psychoactive responses, like marijuana - Details that allow you to identify and avoid poisonous and harmful plants - Explanation of different reactions caused by plants, including toxic and psychoactive plants - Treatments and first aid