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Edible Shrubs provides detailed information, attractively presented, on over 70 shrub species. They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil.

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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Agrimonia eupatoriaAgrimony, Churchsteeples23
Alkanna tinctoriaAlkanet, Alkanna12
Amaranthus hypochondriacusPrince's Feather, Prince-of-wales feather43
Nymphaea odorataFragrant Water Lily, American white waterlily33
Malus domesticaApple52
Berberis vulgarisEuropean Barberry, Common barberry33
Hordeum distichonTwo-Rowed Barley43
Geum urbanumWood Avens, Bennet's Root - Old man's whiskers, Herb bennet33
Vaccinium myrtillusBilberry, Whortleberry43
Polygonum bistortaBistort, Meadow bistort, Snakeweed33
Ribes nigrumBlackcurrant, European black currant53
Rubus fruticosusBlackberry, Shrubby blackberry53
Vaccinium uliginosumBog Bilberry31
Ceratonia siliquaCarob, St. john's bread32
Capsicum annuumSweet Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper43
Potentilla erectaTormentil, Erect cinquefoil13
Symphytum officinaleComfrey, Common comfrey35
Coriandrum sativumCoriander - Dhania - Cilantro, Coriander44
Geranium maculatumSpotted Cranesbill, Spotted geranium, Crowfoot, Wild Geranium, Cranesbill03
Cuminum cyminumCumin - Jeera43
Cornus floridaFlowering Dogwood22
Bergenia crassifoliaSiberian Tea20
Potentilla reptansCinquefoil, Creeping cinquefoil12
Viscum albumMistletoe, European mistletoe13
Kadsura japonica 21
Aethusa cynapiumFool's Parsley11
Uncaria rhynchophylla 02
Centella asiaticaGotu Kola, Spadeleaf25
Sanguisorba officinalisGreat Burnet23
Camellia sinensisTea Plant, Assam tea, Tea Tree Camellia44
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