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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acaenia anserinifoliaPirri-Pirri Bur11
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Alopecurus aequalisShortawn Foxtail, Sonoma shortawn foxtail11
Amaranthus bidentata 21
Ampelopsis brevipedunculataPorcelain Berry, Amur peppervine, Blueberry Climber, Porcelain Berry Vine22
Anemopsis californicaYerba Mansa22
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon, Garden snapdragon11
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia molissima 02
Arnica angustifolia alpinaMountain Tobacco03
Arnica cordifoliaHeartleaf Arnica02
Arnica diversifoliaRayless arnica01
Arnica fulgensHillside Arnica, Foothill arnica02
Arnica montanaArnica, Mountain arnica03
Artemisia anomala 02
Artemisia caruifolia 13
Artemisia vestitaRussian Wormwood01
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, Burningbush22
Begonia grandis evansianaHardy Begonia02
Begonia palmata 11
Bletilla striataHyacinth Orchid, Urn orchid, Hyacinth Bletilla, Hardy Orchid, Chinese Ground Orchid03
Boehmeria niveaRamie, Chinese Grass, Chinese Silk Plant22
Calendula arvensisField Marigold23
Calendula officinaliscalendula, Pot Marigold35
Callicarpa pedunculata 02
Campanula parryiParry's Bellflower, Idaho bellflower11
Carpesium abrotanoides 22
Celastrus orbiculatusOriental Bittersweet12
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