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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes faureri 11
Aconitum septentrionale 10
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Actinidia chinensisKiwi42
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alangium platanifoliumAlangium11
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Allium flavumSmall Yellow Onion, Ornamental Onion22
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Amianthium muscitoxicumFly Poison01
Amorpha canescensLead Plant22
Amorpha fruticosaFalse Indigo, False indigo bush12
Amorpha nanaDwarf Indigobush, Dwarf false indigo, Dwarf Indigo01
Amorphophallus rivieriDevil's Tongue, Umbrella Arum, Leopard Palm, Snake Palm22
Anabasis aphylla 01
Anemone vitifolia 02
Anethum graveolensDill43
Arisaema flavum 21
Arisaema tortuosumArisaema22
Artemisia indica 13
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Asimina trilobaPapaw42
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese Asparagus33
Asparagus officinalisAsparagus, Garden asparagus43
Brassica rapaTurnip, Field mustard, Toria, Yellow sarson32
Camellia oleiferaTea-Oil Plant, Tea Oil Camellia22
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