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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Allium aflatunensePersian Onion, Ornamental Onion22
Asarum canadenseSnake Root, Canadian wildginger, Canada Wild Ginger, Wild Ginger33
Asparagus officinalisAsparagus, Garden asparagus43
Brassica junceaBrown Mustard42
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Cistus ladaniferLabdanum, Common gum cistus22
Cyperus rotundusNut Grass33
Drosera rotundifoliaSundew, Roundleaf sundew13
Impatiens balsaminaRose Balsam, Spotted snapweed, Touch-Me-Not, Garden Balsam22