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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abutilon theophrastiChina Jute, Velvetleaf, Butterprint Buttonweed Jute, China Mallow, Indian Velvet Leaf32
Acanthus mollisBear's Breeches02
Actinidia chinensisKiwi42
Actinidia deliciosaKiwi Fruit51
Ageratina altissimaWhite Snakeroot, Richweed02
Agrimonia parvifloraHarvestlice02
Agrimonia striataRoadside agrimony02
Ajuga chamaepitysGround Pine, Yellow bugle02
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,52
Althaea officinalisMarsh Mallow, Common marshmallow55
Amaranthus spinosusSpiny Amaranth23
Ammi visnagaVisnaga. Khella. Bishop's Weed, Toothpickweed15
Anemarrhena asphodeloidesZhi Mu03
Angelica archangelicaAngelica, Norwegian angelica33
Aphanes arvensisParsley Piert, Field parsley piert23
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading Dogbane02
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Arbutus unedoStrawberry Tree42
Arctostaphylos glaucaBigberry Manzanita22
Arctostaphylos tomentosaDowny Manzanita, Woollyleaf manzanita, Brittleleaf manzanita, Dacite manzanita, Rosy manzanita, San33
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiBearberry34
Armeria maritimaSea Thrift, Thrift seapink, California seapink, Interior seapink, Siberian sea thrift11
Armoracia rusticanaHorseradish, Red Cole33
Asparagus officinalisAsparagus, Garden asparagus43
Aspidistra elatiorAspidistra, Cast Iron Plant02
Atropa acuminataIndian Belladonna03
Atropa bella-donnaDeadly Nightshade, Belladonna03
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