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Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie

Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie

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"One of the most important, original contributions to American medicinal plant literature in decades. Combining thoughtful insight with thorough research, this book had broad appeal, yet is scientifically sound - a rare blend with lasting value." - Steven Foster, coauthor of A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and editor of Botanical & Herb Reviews.

"Kelly Kindscher is the plains version of John Muir. Join him in the journey to discover the great pharmaceutical house on the prairie." - Wes Jackson, director of The Land Institute and author of New Roots of Agriculture.

"A superb recounting of the use of prairie plants by Indian tribe of central North America." - Walter H. Lewis, coauthor of Medicinal Botany: Plants Affecting Man's Health.

"Good reading - and a good source book for anthropologist, botanists, and ethnologists,"- James A. Duke, author of Handbook of Northeastern Indian Medicinal Plants.

Kelly Kindscher is author of Edible Wild Plants of the Prairie: An Ethnobotanical Guide. He has a
Ph.D in plant ecology from the University of Kansas and is a consultant for Prairieland Ecological Services.