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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Ajuga reptansBugle, Common Bugelweed, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed, Carpetweed, Carpet Bugle23
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Aletris farinosaUnicorn Root - Colic Root, White colicroot13
Anemarrhena asphodeloidesZhi Mu03
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon, Garden snapdragon11
Aristolochia reticulataTexas Dutchman's Pipe02
Aristolochia serpentariaVirginia Snakeroot03
Aristolochia tomentosaDutchman's Pipe, Woolly dutchman's pipe02
Artemisia princeps 21
Asplenium adiantum-nigrumBlack Spleenwort02
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree Turmeric43
Betula pendulaSilver Birch, European white birch, Common Birch, Warty Birch, European White Birch33
Betula pubescensWhite Birch, Downy birch33
Buxus wallichiana 01
Celastrus dependens 12
Centaurea jaceaBrown Knapweed11
Centaurium erythraeaCentaury - Feverwort, European centaury13
Chrysanthemum coronariumChop-Suey Greens32
Chrysanthemum coronarium spatiosumChop-Suey Greens32
Cnicus benedictusBlessed Thistle23
Coptis chinensisHuang Lian03
Cornus floridaFlowering Dogwood22
Daphne papyracea 01
Datisca cannabinaAcalbir, Akalbir01
Delphinium denudatum 01
Dendranthema indicumChrysanthemum23
Exocarpus cupressiformisNative Cherry21
Frasera caroliniensisAmerican Columbo02
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