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Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert

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Published by University of Arizona Press .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Southwest, New,
  • Science,
  • Ethnobotany,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Sonoran Desert,
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Food,
  • Indians of North America

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8069512M
    ISBN 100816520607
    ISBN 109780816520602


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Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert by Wendy C. Hodgson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Each species entry lists recorded names and describes indigenous uses, which often include nonfood therapeutic and commodity applications. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert includes not only plants such as gourds and legumes but also unexpected food sources such as palms, lilies, and cattails, all of which provided nutrition to desert peoples.

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Although it is to all appearances a land bereft of useful plants, fully one-fifth of the desert's flora are edible. This volume presents information on nearly edible plants used by people of more than fifty traditional cultures of the Sonoran Desert and peripheral The seemingly inhospitable Sonoran Desert has provided sustenance to /5(11).

Sonoran Desert Food Plants is specifically designed for the hiker, camper, hunter, or survivalist who is in need of a concise, no-nonsense booklet instructing on the collection, preparation, and utilization of 50 regional edible plants.

Essentially: find it; gather it; eat it. 77 color photos, state-by-state location maps, common and scientific names, preparation and/5. Food plants of the Sonoran Desert. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Hodgson, Wendy C., Food plants of the Sonoran Desert.

Tucson: University of Arizona Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert (Book): Hodgson, Wendy C.: Chicago Distribution CenterThe seemingly inhospitable Sonoran Desert has provided sustenance to indigenous peoples for centuries.

Although it is to all appearances a land bereft of useful plants, fully one-fifth of the desert's flora are edible. This volume presents information on nearly edible plants used by. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert includes not only plants such as gourds and legumes but also unexpected food sources such as palms, lilies, and cattails, all of which provided nutrition to desert peoples.

Each species entry lists recorded names and describes indigenous uses, which often include nonfood therapeutic and commodity : The seemingly inhospitable Sonoran Desert has provided sustenance to indigenous peoples for centuries.

Although it is to all appearances a land bereft of useful plants, fully one-fifth of the desert's flora are edible.

This volume presents information on nearly edible plants used by people of more than fifty traditional cultures of the Sonoran Desert and peripheral areas.

~Desert Harvesters website is an amazing storehouse of information and inspiration. For years it has served those curious about the native plants Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert book foods of the Sonoran Desert, and their long history of use by people who lived and thrived here thousands of years ago and, not without hardship, into to the present.

The seemingly inhospitable Sonoran Desert has provided sustenance to indigenous peoples for centuries. Although it is to all appearances a land bereft of useful plants, fully one-fifth of the desert's flora are volume presents information on nearly edible plants used by people of more than fifty traditional cultures of the Sonoran Desert and peripheral areas.

Eat Mesquite and More celebrates native food forests of the Sonoran Desert and beyond with over recipes featuring wild, indigenous foods, including mesquite, acorn, barrel cactus, chiltepin, cholla, desert chia, desert herbs and flowers, desert ironwood, hackberry, palo verde, prickly pear, saguaro, wolfberry, and wild Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert book by desert dwellers.

Sonoran Desert Food Plants is specifically designed for the hiker, camper, hunter, or survivalist who is in need of a concise, no-nonsense booklet. Learn about Sonoran Desert foraging and what is available in the summer in this sparse but beautiful desert region.

Dry barren land with cacti baking in the sun, bushes that seem to have been mummified beneath dust, and a lone tumbleweed being swept in a searing breeze are typically what come to mind when envisioning a desert landscape.

Sonoran Desert Food Plants is specifically designed for the hiker, camper, hunter, or survivalist who is in need of a concise, no-nonsense booklet instructing on the collection, preparation, and utilization of 53 regional edible plants.

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or p.m. crop production, but also for desert plants and maintenance of natural ecosystems. More thanof the world’s flowering plants, including 80 percent of the world’s species of food plants, rely on pollinators for reproduction.

However, vertebrate or. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert by Wendy C. Hodgson, AprilUniversity of Arizona Press edition, Hardcover in English.

I love this book!” – Wendy C. Hodgson, author Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert, Herbarium Curator and Research Botanist at the Desert Botanical Garden “The Desert Harvesters have done it again. Their second cookbook, Eat Mesquite and More, offers a massive tome of amazing community wisdom of the abundant lands of the Sonoran Desert.

Pollinators of the Sonoran Desert, a Field Guide Nina Chambers, Yajaira Gray, Stephen Buchmann $/$ Member price. This bilingual book contains descriptions, tips, full-color photographs and illustrations of the most common pollinators of the Sonoran Desert.

Knowing your plants can also help lead you to water, the desert’s most precious and elusive resource. Desert Edibles. Some of the best plants in the desert for food are those that provide some kind of edible fruit or seed. Many desert plants. Edible Plants Listed here are some of the southeastern Arizona edible plants, the native and introduced plants with edible parts such as their flowers, fruit, leaves, or roots.

Edible plants are quite common here in the Sonoran Desert, and many of them have traditionally been gathered and used by this area's Native Americans. Compare cheapest textbook prices for Sonoran Desert Food Plants: Edible Uses for the Desert's Wild Bounty, Charles W.

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While exploring some local areas for future adventure. Go-to Sonoran Food Stops. What follows is a guide to our go-to Sonoran food stops. It’s organized loosely chronologically by the history of human consumption of the star ingredient, beginning with edibles that Paleo-indians used when they developed the region’s earliest food systems some years ago.

The book focuses on the Arizona Upland Subdivision but also touches upon other subdivisions of the Sonoran Desert and associated biotic communities.

In clearly accessible language, dozens of naturalists and/or scientists have spelled out the basic concepts of this desert's biodiversity, geology, weather, plants, and animals (from invertebrates. Sonoran Desert Food Plants is specifically designed for the hiker, camper, hunter, or survivalist who is in need of a concise/no nonsense booklet that is easy carried and used in the field.

Without getting bogged down in epicurean cookbook recipes, Sonoran Desert Food Plants is of specific value to readers who desire a hands on tool for the /5(98). Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert includes not only plants such as gourds and legumes but also unexpected food sources such as palms, lilies, and cattails, all of which provided nutrition to desert peoples.

Each species entry lists recorded names and describes indigenous uses, which often include nonfood therapeutic and commodity : Wendy C Hodgson.

The Sonoran desert animals list consists mainly of bees, wasps, birds, reptiles, and mammals. This article discusses briefly about these animals and provides a list of the same. The Sonoran desert is recorded as the hottest desert in North America, covering areas of Arizona, California, and parts of Mexico.

It measures approximately. 4: Life Forms of Desert Plants, pageA Classification of Life Forms of the Sonoran Desert, with Emphasis on the Seed Plants and their Survival Strategies, by F.S.

Crosswhite and C.D. Crosswhite, page ; The Acanthaceae of the Southwestern United States, by T.F. Daniel, page ; New Plant Records from the Sonoran Desert, by G. Food Plants of the Sonoran Desert is an excellent primer for budding Sonoran rated with Hodgson’s pen and ink drawings and black and white photos, the book’s plant catalogue is organized around botanical categories and families based on the plants’ scientific names (although Hodgson does provide some synonyms).

Plants of Arizona – This guide features color photographs of species of Arizona plants. I've found this book to be a great resource, and a well-worn copy of it sits next to my computer. Sonoran Desert Wildflowers – If you want just one good field guide to the wildflowers of the Sonoran Desert, I recommend this book.

It features color. The book then looks in depth at hundreds of plants, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, native fishes, and invertebrates that live in the northern part of the Sonoran Desert.

Throughout, the text is supplemented with anecdotes, essays, color and black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams, and finely-rendered drawings/Product Information. Sonoran Desert Food Plants is specifically designed for the hiker, camper, hunter, or survivalist who is in need of a concise, no-nonsense booklet instructing on the collection, preparation, and utilization of 50 regional edible plants.5/5(1).To have a true butterfly garden, you must also feed the larva.

Plants that produce food for larvae attract and keep adult butterflies in the garden, as well. "Desert Butterfly Gardening", by the Arizona Native Plant Society and the Sonoran Arthropod Studies Institute, provides an excellent list of plants that attract butterflies.