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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Actaea rubraRed Baneberry02
Actaea spicataHerb Christopher, Baneberry01
Actinidia asymmetrica 30
Aegopodium alpestre 10
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's Weed32
Aethusa cynapiumFool's Parsley11
Ajuga reptansBugle, Common Bugelweed, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed, Carpetweed, Carpet Bugle23
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium paradoxumFew-Flowered Leek52
Allium triquetrumThree-Cornered Leek52
Allium ursinumWild Garlic53
Amphicarpaea bracteataHog Peanut, American hogpeanut51
Amphicarpaea edgeworthii 40
Amphicarpaea pitcheriHog Peanut50
Anemone flaccida 10
Anemone nemorosaWood Anemone, European thimbleweed01
Anemone nikoensis 10
Anemone quinquefoliaWind Flower, Wood anemone, Twoleaf anemone, Nightcaps01
Anemone rivularisCao Yu Mei12
Anemone virginianaTall Thimbleweed01
Anemonella thalictroidesRue-Anemone21
Angelica sylvestrisWild Angelica,Woodland angelica32
Angiopteris fokiensis 01
Aplectrum hyemalePutty Root, Adam and eve01
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading Dogbane02
Aralia nudicaulisWild Sarsaparilla43
Aralia racemosaAmerican Spikenard33
Arisaema amurenseTian Nan Xing23
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