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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abronia fragransSnowball Sand Verbena21
Achillea erba-rotta moschataMusk Milfoil02
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Acinos alpinusAlpine Calamint11
Aconitum chasmanthum 01
Aconitum chinense 01
Aconitum feroxIndian aconite01
Aconitum fischeriFischer monkshood01
Aconitum kusnezoffiiBei Wu Tou01
Aconitum lycoctonumWolfsbane11
Aconitum lycoctonum vulpariaWolfbane11
Aconitum napellusAconite, Venus' chariot, Wolfsbane Garden, Monk's Hood Garden12
Aconitum orientale 01
Aconitum uncinatumWild Monkshood, Southern blue monkshood01
Aconitum volubile 11
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Agastache foeniculumAnise Hyssop, Blue giant hyssop51
Agastache rugosaKorean Mint43
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Ageratina altissimaWhite Snakeroot, Richweed02
Ageratina aromatica 11
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Alhagi manniferaManna Tree22
Alhagi maurorumCamel Thorn22
Alisma plantago-aquaticaGreat Water Plantain, ZE-XIE, European water plantain, American water plantain, Northern water plan13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
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