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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abutilon x hybridumChinese Lantern, Flowering Maple30
Abutilon x milleriTrailing Abutilon30
Acer crataegifoliumHawthorn-Leaved Maple00
Acer palmatumJapanese Maple20
Achlys triphyllaVanilla leaf, Sweet after death01
Achyranthes japonicaJapanese Chaff Flower03
Actinidia giraldii 30
Actinidia strigosa 30
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Adiantum pedatumNorthern Maidenhair,American Maidenhair Fern02
Adiantum venustumEvergreen Maidenhair Fern01
Aegopodium alpestre 10
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's Weed32
Aesculus parvifloraBottlebrush buckeye21
Aesculus paviaRed Buckeye21
Aethusa cynapiumFool's Parsley11
Ajuga reptansBugle, Common Bugelweed, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed, Carpetweed, Carpet Bugle23
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Akebia x pentaphylla 40
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium triquetrumThree-Cornered Leek52
Allium ursinumWild Garlic53
Amianthium muscitoxicumFly Poison01
Amphicarpaea bracteataHog Peanut, American hogpeanut51
Amphicarpaea edgeworthii 40
Amphicarpaea pitcheriHog Peanut50
Anemone altaica 01
Anemone nemorosaWood Anemone, European thimbleweed01
Anemone nikoensis 10
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