February 02, 2022

Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas

By Lytton John Musselman’65 and Peter W. Schafran
University of North Carolina Press, 2021

Book cover for ?Edible Wild Plants of the Carolinas? by Lytton John Musselman?65 and Peter W. Sch... This full-color guide to edible plants of North and South Carolina was written for the everyday forager.

Featured plants, which number around 125, grow wild in this biodiverse region and were selected for being edible, palatable, and easily identified. Lytton Musselman is the Mary Payne Hogan Distinguished Professor of Botany at Old Dominion University.

He has also written about the plants of the Chesapeake Bay as well as plants mentioned in the Bible and the Qu’ran.


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