Looking for a better book

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    I have the Peterson Feild Guid of wild plants. I was seeing if there is a better one that has more pics of the plants for its better I'ding the plants. Prov 27:17
     
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    Idiots Guide to Foraging is good (written by Meriweather, from "foraging texas" website)
    You can also find your own pics of a given edible on line... i use this when my Peterson's isn't clear enough...

    I also have a few FB sites (Meriweather's was one of them, as he was in the same rough area as me) that I like... there, due to the near-real-time nature of FB and social media, what's in bloom in an area right now gets photographed and put on line, so you know what to look for right then/in season. I'm stlil looking for a local-to-MD forager.
     
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    I like Newcomb’s for wildflowers. Audubon Field Guides are also good.
     
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    Here is the collection I use. 2019-03-19-19-02-39.jpg
    Let me know if you want more information about any above. I know that two are regional specific.
     
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    I don't think there is any one book that is satisfactory. I think that you have to use 2 or 3 books and cross reference. Every individual book has weaknesses and flaws.
     
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    Absolutely concur. He just put out his third in the series. His books are jam packed with info. They don't just regurgitate what is in other survival/plant books. And, they don't try and cover every plant out there. He covers the ones that are common/useful and he covers them in great first hand detail with lots of pics.


     
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