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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abutilon theophrastiChina Jute, Velvetleaf, Butterprint Buttonweed Jute, China Mallow, Indian Velvet Leaf32
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey maple21
Acer macrophyllumOregon Maple, Bigleaf maple, Oregon Maple31
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Agathis robustaQueensland Kauri00
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, Mescal31
Agave sisalanaSisal22
Agave utahensis discretaCentury Plant31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury Plant31
Alocasia macrorrhizosGiant Taro, Giant Elephant Ear32
Althaea cannabinaPalm-leaf marshmallow00
Althaea officinalisMarsh Mallow, Common marshmallow55
Ammophila arenariaMarram Grass, European beachgrass10
Ampelodesmos mauritanicusMauritanian grass00
Ananas comosusPineapple52
Antidesma buniusBignay, Bignai42
Aphananthe aspera 10
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading Dogbane02
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Apocynum venetum 02
Araujia sericiferaCruel Plant, White bladderflower10
Arenga pinnataSolitary Sugar Palm41
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Artocarpus altilisBreadfruit54
Artocarpus integerChampedak40
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