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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Aesculus x carneaRed Horse Chestnut, Ruby Red Horsechestnut21
Agrimonia eupatoriaAgrimony, Churchsteeples23
Bromus ramosusHairy Brome01
Calluna vulgarisHeather, Scotch Heather22
Carpinus betulusHornbeam, European hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, European Hornbeam02
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnut52
Centaurium erythraeaCentaury - Feverwort, European centaury13
Ceratostigma willmottianumChinese Plumbago, Chinese Leadwort01
Cichorium intybusChicory, Radicchio, Succory, Witloof43