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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam Fir13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium victorialisAlpine Leek, Victory onion42
Artemisia dracunculoidesRussian Tarragon, Tarragon, French Tarragon21
Artemisia dracunculusTarragon, French Tarragon42
Barbarea australis 21
Barbarea vulgarisYellow Rocket, Garden yellowrocket31
Brassica rapa campestrisWild Turnip21
Brassica rapa chinensisPak Choi41
Calystegia soldanellaSea Bindweed, Seashore false bindweed11
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd's Purse32
Cardamine amaraLarge Bittercress31
Cardamine pratensisCuckoo Flower32
Cardaria drabaHoary Cress, Whitetop21
Carpesium abrotanoides 22
Citrus limonLemon45
Citrus reticulataMandarin, Tangerine, Unshu orange, Satsuma Orange,Temple Orange, Tangerine33
Cochlearia danicaDanish Scurvy Grass11
Cochlearia officinalisScurvy Grass, Spoonwort12
Crataegus pinnatifidaChinese Haw33
Cymbalaria muralisKenilworth Ivy21
Descurainia sophiaFlixweed, Herb sophia22
Diospyros virginianaAmerican Persimmon, Common persimmon, Persimmon51
Draba muralisWall Whitlow Grass11
Drimys lanceolataMountain Pepper31
Drimys winteriWinter's Bark32
Enchylaena tomentosaRuby Saltbush21
Eruca vesicaria sativaRocket41
Erysimum repandumBushy Wallflower, Spreading wallflower01
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