Michael Moore

Teaching experience:  35 years (died in 2009)
Primary region:  Southwestern U.S.

Website

Website:  Southwest School of Botanical Medicine

Book

Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West

Written by Michael Moore
Copyright 2003 (2nd edition), originally published 1979
Published by Museum of New Mexico Press

Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West

Description from website:  130 plant types are discussed, with details of identification, ecologic factors, habitat, collecting, preparation, constituents and medicinal uses.  There are distribution maps and line illustrations (by Mimi Kamp) for all plants, and 52 color photographs.  351 pp.

Description from publisher:  Michael Moore’s celebrated companion guides comprehensively cover the entire range of medicinal herbs found in New Mexico, Arizona, West Texas, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and the California desert.  Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West is the long-established classic work on medicinal herbs of the Western uplands.  An authoritative presentation of more than 100 species, it is unsurpassed as a field guide and for its authoritative information on collection and medicinal preparation.

Available from: Museum of New Mexico Press and online bookstores.

 

Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West

Written by Michael Moore
Copyright 1989
Published by Museum of New Mexico Press

Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West

Description from website:  80 plant types are discussed, with details of identification, habitat, collecting, preparation, and medicinal uses.  Line illustrations for all plants, and 8 pages of color. Illustrations by Mimi Kamp and Nora Ryerson.  212 pp.

Description from publisher:  Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West focuses on the plant life of rocky and arid lands of the West, and includes even more detailed information on the preparation and use of these vital herbs.

Available from:  Online bookstores.

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