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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Aconitum chasmanthum 01
Aconitum chinense 01
Aconitum lycoctonum vulpariaWolfbane11
Aconitum napellusAconite, Venus' chariot, Wolfsbane Garden, Monk's Hood Garden12
Aconitum orientale 01
Aconitum volubile 11
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Ageratum houstonianumAgeratum, Bluemink, Floss Flower, Garden01
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Allanblackia floribundaVegetable Tallow. Tallow tree32
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
Alnus rugosaSpeckled Alder02
Alnus tenuifoliaMountain Alder, Thinleaf alder12
Ampelopsis japonica 02
Anaphalis margaritaceaPearly Everlasting, Western pearly everlasting12
Anemone vitifolia 02
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Aquilegia canadensisWild Columbine, Red columbine, Meeting Houses, Common Columbine22
Aralia chinensisChinese Angelica Tree, Pumila Spirea, Chinese Astilbe22
Aralia elataJapanese Angelica Tree, Angelica Tree32
Aralia mandschuricaManchurian Angelica Tree22
Ardisia crenataCoralberry, Hen's eyes, Spiceberry01
Arisaema amurenseTian Nan Xing23
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Aristolochia molissima 02
Artemisia lancea 11
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed, Silkweed, Milkweed32
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