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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey maple21
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry02
Actaea rubraRed Baneberry02
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Anethum graveolensDill43
Apium graveolensWild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)33
Apium graveolens dulceCelery42
Apium graveolens rapaceumCeleriac42
Apium graveolens secalinumLeaf Celery42
Asclepias galioidesBedstraw Milkweed21
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Milkweed, Green comet milkweed32
Asparagus adscendens 21
Asparagus racemosusShatavari35
Astragalus hamosusEuropean milkvetch12
Brassica junceaBrown Mustard42
Brassica juncea crispifoliaCurled Mustard42
Brassica juncea foliosaLeaf Mustard42
Brassica juncea multicepsGreen In The Snow42
Brassica juncea napiformisRoot Mustard42
Brassica juncea rugosaHead Mustard42
Brassica juncea strumataLarge Petiole Mustard42
Brassica juncea tumidaSwollen-Stem Mustard42
Broussonetia papyriferaPaper Mulberry42
Carum carviCaraway43
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Cnicus benedictusBlessed Thistle23
Codonopsis lanceolataTodok22
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