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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Ammophila arenariaMarram Grass, European beachgrass10
Arundinaria giganteaCane Reed, Giant cane31
Arundo donaxGiant Reed, Giant Reed Grass32
Bambusa multiplexHedge Bamboo, Chinese Goddess Bamboo20
Borinda emeryi 00
Borinda grossa 00
Coix lacryma-jobiJob's Tears33
Cyperus aristatus 20
Cyperus distansSlender Cyperus, Piedmont flatsedge11