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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies concolorColorado Fir, White fir02
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Abies sibiricaSiberian Fir01
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwood, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia, Blackwood Acacia21
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Aconitum balfourii 01
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshood02
Aconitum japonicum 02
Aconitum napellusAconite, Venus' chariot, Wolfsbane Garden, Monk's Hood Garden12
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry02
Actaea rubraRed Baneberry02
Adenostoma fasciculatumGreasewood01
Adiantum pedatumNorthern Maidenhair,American Maidenhair Fern02
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's Weed32
Aesculus chinensisChinese Horse Chestnut31
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Aesculus indicaIndian Horse Chestnut31
Aesculus parvifloraBottlebrush buckeye21
Agastache urticifoliaGiant Hyssop, Nettleleaf giant hyssop31
Ageratina occidentalisWestern Snakeroot01
Ajuga chamaepitysGround Pine, Yellow bugle02
Alangium platanifoliumAlangium11
Albizia proceraWhite Siris, Tall Albizia, Forest Siris12
Alchemilla alpinaAlpine Lady's Mantle, Mountain Lady's Mantle23
Alchemilla xanthochloraLady's Mantle23
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