We both turn to a few different books that are incredibly useful to us when digging into folk magic and plants:
- Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs
- A Witch’s Guide to Wildcraft by JD Walker
- The History & Folklore of North American Wildflowers by Timothy Coffey
- Maude Grieve’s A Modern Herbal
- The Folklore of Plants by TF Thisleton-Dyer
You may also be interested in a few of our botanical posts as well:
- Blog Post 26 – Gravel Root/Joe Pye Weed
- Blog Post 74 – Sassafras
- Blog Post 123 – Corn
- Blog Post 143 – Apples
- Blog Post 144 – Walnuts
- Blog Post 153 – American Ginseng
- Blog Post 154 – Buckeyes
- Blog Post 156 – Passionflower
- Blog Post 157 – Peaches
- Blog Post 211 – Holly and Ivy
You can now buy Cory’s book, New World Witchery: A Trove of North American Folk Magic! (also available from Amazon)
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