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Wild Roots

A Forager's Guide to the Edible and Medicinal Roots, Tubers, Corms, and Rhizomes of North America

Published by Healing Arts
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

For more than two decades Doug Elliot has wandered the fields, forests, and marshlands of North America gathering roots and herbs, and plant lore. A labor of love, Wild Roots is filled with practical information, extraordinary drawings and lively commentary, and offers a wealth of information about the roots, rhizomes, and tubers of North America.

  • Publisher: Healing Arts (July 1, 1995)
  • Length: 128 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781620552209

"A wealth of information about almost sixty roots of North American plants. . . . It, altogether, is a thought-provoking little book, obviously a labor of love."

– Natural Farmer, Winter 1998/99

"With its wealth of information and delightfully humorous flavor, Wild Roots refreshes the spirit like a hot cup of sassafras tea."

– Cincinnati Enquirer