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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Achillea erba-rotta moschataMusk Milfoil02
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Albizia julibrissinMimosa, Silktree, Mimosa Tree,22
Allium paradoxumFew-Flowered Leek52
Allium schoenoprasumChives, Wild chives, Flowering Onion52
Allium schoenoprasum sibiricumGiant Chives52
Allium scorodoprasumRocambole, Sand leek42
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,52
Ananas comosusPineapple52
Ananas comosusPineapple52
Anthriscus cerefoliumChervil, Garden chervil32
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Armoracia rusticanaHorseradish, Red Cole33
Artemisia annuaQing Hao, Sweet sagewort14
Artemisia cinaCina, Santonica03
Artemisia glacialisGlacier Wormwood12
Artemisia japonica 12
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruit54
Asparagus racemosusShatavari35
Atractylodes japonicaJapanese Atractylodes23
Atractylodes lanceaCang Zhu13
Baptisia australisWild Indigo, Blue wild indigo, Blue False Indigo02
Bellis perennisDaisy, Lawndaisy, English Daisy23
Brassica nigraBlack Mustard33
Brassica oleracea gongylodesKohl Rabi31
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