Wild Edible Plants of New Mexico

Wild Edible Plants of New Mexico

Profiling the majority of the state’s important wild botanical foods, Wild Edible Plants of New Mexico is a good fit for the camper/hiker, plant utilitarian, or prepper in need of a concise guide to the subject. Readers too will find the booklet’s cliff-notes type of orientation on-target and ramble-free. The discussion of each plant’s (64) edible use and preparation is publication’s primary goal. Additional sections include range and habitat, medicinal uses (if applicable), cautions, and special notes. Each profile is accented by 2-3 color photos (over 180 in total), a New Mexico only county-by-county location image, seasonal and plant-part indicators, and a substance rating.

Plant List: Agave, Amaranth, Beargrass, Beeplant, Bilberry, Bracken Fern, Buffalo Gourd, Cattail, Chickweed, Chokecherry, Cholla, Creeping Hollygrape, Currant, Dayflower, Desert Olive, Devil’s Claw, Flameflower, Gooseberry, Greenthread, Ground Cherry, Heartleaf Bittercress, Hog Potato, Hollygrape, Indian Rice Grass, Jewel Flower, Lambsquarters, Lemonade Berry, Mallow, Manzanita, Marsh Marigold, Mesquite, Monkey Flower, Mountain Parsley, Mullein, Nettle, Oak, Panicgrass, Pinyon Pine, Prickly Pear, Purslane, Raspberry, Salsify, Serviceberry, Sheep’s Sorrel, Sorrel, Spiderwort, Spotted Bean, Springparsley, Thimbleberry, Thistle, Tuber Starwort, Tule, Tumble Mustard, Watercress, Wild Grape, Wild Onion, Wild Rhubarb, Wild Rose, Wild Strawberry, Wild Sunflower, Wolfberry, Yellowdock, Yucca (Fruit), Yucca (Stalk).


  • Paperback: 72 pages
  • Publisher: Lincoln Town Press; First edition (May 1, 2019)
  • ISBN-10: 0998287148
  • ISBN-13: 978-0998287140

and…printed and bound in the USA.


Author, Researcher, Clinician. Latest titles: Wild Edible Plants of California: Volume 1 (The Essential Forages) (2021), Wild Edible Plants of Utah (2020), Wild Edible Plants of Colorado (2020).