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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Apium graveolensWild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)33
Apium graveolens dulceCelery42
Apium graveolens rapaceumCeleriac42
Apium graveolens secalinumLeaf Celery42
Arachis hypogaeaPeanut42
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arctium minusLesser Burdock35
Armoracia rusticanaHorseradish, Red Cole33
Asparagus officinalisAsparagus, Garden asparagus43
Atherosperma moschatumBlack Sassafras22
Basella albaMalabar Spinach, Indian Spinach, Ceylon spinach,42
Berberis lycium 33
Bidens tripartitaBurr Marigold, Threelobe beggarticks22
Brassica junceaBrown Mustard42
Brassica juncea crispifoliaCurled Mustard42
Brassica juncea foliosaLeaf Mustard42
Brassica juncea multicepsGreen In The Snow42
Brassica juncea napiformisRoot Mustard42
Brassica juncea rugosaHead Mustard42
Brassica juncea strumataLarge Petiole Mustard42
Brassica juncea tumidaSwollen-Stem Mustard42
Calendula arvensisField Marigold23
Calendula officinaliscalendula, Pot Marigold35
Capparis spinosaCaper,Common Caper, Caper Bush23
Chelone glabraBalmony, White turtlehead03
Chionanthus virginicusFringe Tree, White fringetree, Old Man's Beard, Fringe Tree13
Cochlearia officinalisScurvy Grass, Spoonwort12
Cotoneaster racemiflorusBlack-Wood, Cotoneaster21
Cucumis sativusCucumber, Garden cucumber42
Delphinium elatumCandle larkspur, English Larkspur01
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