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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum balfourii 01
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Agrostemma githagoCorncockle, Common corncockle11
Aletris spicata 11
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium victorialisAlpine Leek, Victory onion42
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Aloe veraAloe Vera, Barbados aloe, First Aid Plant, Medicinal Aloe15
Amaranthus viridisCalalu, Slender amaranth32
Anemone rivularisCao Yu Mei12
Anemone vitifolia 02
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Annona squamosaSugar Apple, Sweetsop, Custard Apple52
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Arisaema amurenseTian Nan Xing23
Arisaema tortuosumArisaema22
Aristolochia rotundaSnakeroot02
Artemisia absinthiumWormwood, Absinthium.13
Artemisia caruifolia 13
Artemisia cinaCina, Santonica03
Artemisia dracunculusTarragon, French Tarragon42
Artemisia frigidaFringed Wormwood, Prairie sagewort22
Artemisia maritimaSea Wormwood12
Artemisia mexicanaMexican White Sagebrush01
Artemisia persica 01
Artocarpus heterophyllusJackfruit52
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