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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,52
Ambrosia artemesiifoliaRoman Wormwood, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Stickeweed, Tassel Weed, Wild Ta23
Ambrosia trifidaGiant Ragweed, Great ragweed, Texan great ragweed, Bitterweed, Bloodweed, Buffalo Weed, Horse Cane13
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon, Garden snapdragon11
Arachis hypogaeaPeanut42
Asclepias asperulaAntelope Horns, Spider milkweed, Trailing Milkweed21
Asclepias ovalifoliaOval-leaf milkweed20
Asclepias pumilaLow Milkweed, Plains milkweed21
Asclepias quadrifoliaFourleaf Milkweed22
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed, Silkweed, Milkweed32
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Milkweed, Green comet milkweed32
Astelia solandri 20
Avena sativaOats, Common oat33
Barbarea vernaLand Cress, Early yellowrocket30
Borago officinalisBorage, Common borage,Cool-tankard, Tailwort33
Brassica carinataAbyssinian Cabbage42
Brassica elongataElongated mustard20
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
Brassica napusColza, Rape32
Brassica napus arvensisColeseed32
Brassica napus napusRape32
Brassica napus pabulariaRape Kale32
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