1. "A Comprehensive field guide that describes nearly 2000 edible plants found in the western US, south Canada and northwestern Mexico. Detailed line drawings plus color plates for 64 species make identification easier. A must for anyone living or traveling through the western regions and interested in foraging or learning the edible plants." (The Wild Foods Forum, Nov./Dec. 1995)
2. "Janice Kirk's drawings seen to me generally excellent at capturing the plants' appearances, as well as is possible with ink on a small area of paper.
"I use this book extensively to look up the edibility and preparation of plants whose identity I already know. For shear number of plants covered, as well as usefulness of info I know of no better single source." (Julie Summers, Colts, May/June 1986)