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50 Common Edible & Useful Plants of the Southwest
Often being useful to other species is what helps a plant survive. The most obvious example is fruit, which is a plant's way of spreading its seeds. Wild plants in the Southwest have always been useful to humans and other animals, not only as food but as building materials, tools, materials for creating art, and as medicine. In 50 Common Edible & Useful Plants of the Southwest author, researcher, and television host David Yetman tells the fascinating stories of how plants and humans work together.
* Close-up color photography
* Species you are most likely to encounter in the Southwest
* Habitat, seasons, and other information to help you locate and identify species