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Berry Finder: A Guide to Native Plants with Fleshy Fruits

Regular price $ 5.95

by Dorcas Miller

Nature Study Guild Publishers

6/2/2015, booklet

SKU: 9780912550312


Easily Identify the Berries You Find!

Enjoy learning how to identify berries with this guide from celebrated author Dorcas Miller. With this handy, easy-to-use book, you'll be able to identify a wide variety of berries in no time. And its small size makes it just right for fitting in a pocket or pack when you go for a hike.


  • Refers to all fleshy fruits as "berries," whether they are drupes, pomes, accessory fruits, aggregates, or true berries.
  • Includes native species as well as some cultivated species that have escaped to the wild
  • Helps you identify plants with fleshy fruit 1 inch in diameter or smaller, found in Eastern North America.
  • Describes ripe fruits, as most unripe fruits are green or white, and many turn several colors before maturing

Note that this is a plant identification book, not a guide to edible plants.

About the Author:

Dorcas S. Miller is the author of three other books in the Finders series: Track Finder, Constellation Finder, and Winter Weed Finder, as well as books on many topics, including kayaking, hiking, natural history, and outdoor cooking. She has been a registered Maine Guide, Outward Bound instructor, and whitewater guide. Cherie Hunter Day is also the author of Life on Intertidal Rocks in the Finders series.