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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum feroxIndian aconite01
Aconitum fischeriFischer monkshood01
Aconitum kusnezoffiiBei Wu Tou01
Aconitum lycoctonumWolfsbane11
Aconitum uncinatumWild Monkshood, Southern blue monkshood01
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Alchemilla alpinaAlpine Lady's Mantle, Mountain Lady's Mantle23
Alchemilla xanthochloraLady's Mantle23
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alnus rugosaSpeckled Alder02
Angelica sinensisDang Gui - Dong Quai - Chinese Angelica05
Aralia hispidaBristly Sarsaparilla11
Aralia nudicaulisWild Sarsaparilla43
Aralia racemosaAmerican Spikenard33
Aralia spinosaHercule's Club, Aralia spinosa, American Angelica Tree, Hercules' Club, Devil's Walking Stick22
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arctium minusLesser Burdock35
Argemone mexicanaPrickly Poppy, Mexican pricklypoppy13
Arisaema ringens 01
Arisaema serratum 21
Arisaema thunbergii 01
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Asparagus racemosusShatavari35
Baptisia bracteataPlains Wild Indigo, Longbract wild indigo, False Indigo, Cream Wild Indigo02
Baptisia tinctoriaWild Indigo, Horseflyweed13
Bauhinia variegataMountain Ebony12
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree Turmeric43
Bidens pilosaBeggar's Ticks, Blackjack, Hairy beggarticks22
Bupleurum chinenseBei Chai Hu23
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