by Dorcas Miller
Nature Study Guild Publishers
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.