New Book ** Edible Perennials: 50 Top perennials from Plants For A Future. Current interest in forest or woodland garden designs reflects an awareness that permanent mixed plantings are inherently more sustainable than annual monocultures. They safeguard and enrich soil ecosystems... more >>

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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer macrophyllumOregon Maple, Bigleaf maple, Oregon Maple31
Equisetum arvenseField Horsetail23
Equisetum hyemaleDutch Rush, Scouringrush horsetail, Horsetail, Scouring Rush, Rough Horsetail22
Equisetum sylvaticumWood Horsetail, Woodland horsetail12
Populus trichocarpaWestern Balsam Poplar, Black cottonwood13
Ruscus aculeatusButcher's Broom - Knee Holly13
Thuja plicataWestern Red Cedar, Giant Arborvitae, Giant Cedar, Incense Cedar, Western Red Cedar12