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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey maple21
Acer pensylvanicumMoosewood, Striped maple, Moosewood, Pennsylvania Maple01
Anemone rivularisCao Yu Mei12
Atractylodes japonicaJapanese Atractylodes23
Atractylodes lanceaCang Zhu13
Ballota nigraBlack Horehound03
Baptisia australisWild Indigo, Blue wild indigo, Blue False Indigo02
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Chaenomeles cathayensisChinese Quince42
Chaenomeles speciosaJapanese Quince, Flowering quince32