Wild Plant Resources

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Jim Meuninck has a free catalog of several one hour videos that identify and demonstrate the use of edible and medicinal wild plants call or e-mail Jim Meuninck: (616) 699-7061; e-mail: jim@herbvideos.com 

WEB SITE:   www.herbvideos.com or www.humannaturenews.com.

Meuninck, Jim. Basic Essentials of Edible Wild Plants; Globe Pequot Press, book, color photos,1999.

Meuninck, J.; DeWeese, M., Forgey, B., et al. Survival, Seventeen Ways to Start a Fire Without a Match and 100 Other Useful Skills, one hour video, 1997.

Meuninck, Jim and Dr. Jim Duke. EDIBLE WILD PLANTS. One hundred useful wild herbs. VHS video, one hour, broadcast quality. 1988.

Meuninck, Jim and Dr. Jim Duke. TREES, SHRUBS, NUTS & BERRIES. Video field guide, VHS. Broadcast quality one hour. 1990.

Meuninck, Jim and Patsy Clark, Theresa Barnes. NATIVE AMERICAN MEDICINE. VHS video, broadcast quality, one hour 1997.

Meuninck, Jim and Theresa Barnes. LITTLE MEDICINE, The Wisdom to Avoid Big Medicine. VHS video, one hour, broadcast quality 1997.

Meuninck, Jim and Smith, Ed; Balch, James. NATURAL HEALTH WITH MEDICINE HERBS AND HEALING FOODS. One hour, broadcast quality, VHS video. 1992.

Meuninck, Jim and Philip, Sinclair.: COOKING WITH EDIBLE FLOWERS AND CULINARY HERBS. One hour, broadcast quality, VHS video. 1990.

Meuninck, Candace Corson MD, Nancy Behnke Strasser RD. DIET FOR NATURAL HEALTH, One diet for disease prevention and weight control. Broadcast quality video with computer database. 1999.


Meuninck, Jim. Meuninck's Medicinal Plant Index. CD rom. Interactive media with world wide web linkages covering over 500 herbs, edible plants, edible flowers and medicinal plants. 1999.

Other Edible and Medicinal Plant resources:

Angier, B. 1974. Field Guide to Edible wild Plants, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA.

Anton, Liz and Dooley, Beth. It's the Berries. Garden Way Publishing Book. 1988.

Baird, E. A. and Lane, M. G. . 1947. The seasonal variation in the ascorbic acid content of edible wild plants commonly found in New Brunswick. Can. Journal Res.

Barnes, Burton and Wagner, Warren. Michigan Trees. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press; 1986.

Benson, E.M., Peters, J.M., Edwards, M. A., and Hogan, L.A.. 1973. Nutritive values of wild edible plants of the Pacific Northwest J. Am. Diet. Assoc. 62:143-147.

Couplan, Francois; The Encyclopedia of Edible Plants of North America, Keats Publishing, Inc. New Canaan Ct., 1998.

Duke, James A.. Handbook of Edible Weeds. CRC Press 1992.

Duke, James A.. Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. CC Press Inc. Boa Radon, FL. 1988.

Duke, James A.. Handbook of Northeastern Indian Medicinal Plants. Cardamon Publications; 1986.

Duke, James A,. CC Handbook of Nuts. CC Press. 1989.

Elias, Thomas and Dykeman, Peter. Field Guide to North American Edible Wild Plants. Van Nostrand Reinhold Company. 1982.

Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte. Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants. Dover Publications. 1989.

Forey, Pamela and Fitzsimons, Cecilia. An Instant Guide to Edible Plants. Bonanza Books, NY 1986.

Foster, Steven and Duke, James. Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants. Houghton Mifflin. 1990.

Harrington, H.D.. Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains. University of New Mexico Press. 1967.

Hedrick, U.P.. Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World. Dover Books. 1972.

Kindscher, Kelly. An Ethnobotanical Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants of the Prairie. University Press of Kansas. 1992.

Kuhnlein, Harriet and Turner, Nancy. Traditional Plant Foods of Canadian Indigenous People.

Gordon and Breach. 1991.

Medsger, Oliver. Edible Wild Plants. Collier Books. 1966.

Moore, Michael. Medicinal Plants of the Pacific West. Red Crane Books, 1993.

Pojar, Jim. Plants of Caostal British Columbia. Lone Pine; 1994.

Turner, Nancy. Edible Wild Fruits and Nuts of Canada. National Museums of Canada. 1979.

Vogel, Virgil. American Indian Medicine. University of Oklahoma Press. 1970.

Whitney, Stephen, Western Forests. Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1988.

Sea Vegetables

Cheney. Daniel, Mumford, Thomas; Shellfish & Seaweed Harvests of Puget Sound. Pugent Sound Books. 1986.

McConnaughey, Evelyn. Sea Vegetables. Natureagraph Publishers inc. 1985.


Arora, David; Mushrooms Demystified, Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA., 1986.

Seed and Plant Resources:

Richter's Herb Catalogue. Web Site: For free catalog of edible and medicinal plants seeds and live plants call (905) 640-6677 WEB site: www.herbs.com


Herbal Education Catalog of the American Botanical Council call (512) 331-8868. Web Site: www.herbalgram.org.