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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Castanea dentataAmerican Sweet Chestnut31
Ceratonia siliquaCarob, St. john's bread32
Geum canadenseWhite Avens, Texan avens20
Geum rivaleWater Avens, Purple avens32
Tilia americanaAmerican Basswood, Carolina basswood, Basswood, AmericanBasswood, American Linden33
Tilia cordataSmall Leaved Lime, Littleleaf linden53
Tilia platyphyllosLarge Leaved Lime, Largeleaf linden, Bigleaf Linden53
Tilia x europaeaLinden, Common Lime53
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Irvingia gabonensisDika Nut43
Pachira insignisMalabar Chestnut40
Paullinia cupanaGuarana42
Pouteria sapotaSapote, Mamey Sapote42
Theobroma cacaoCacao, Cocoa Tree53
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