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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine Fir, Alpine Fir22
Acer macrophyllumOregon Maple, Bigleaf maple, Oregon Maple31
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achlys triphyllaVanilla leaf, Sweet after death01
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Adiantum pedatumNorthern Maidenhair,American Maidenhair Fern02
Ageratum conyzoidesGoatweed, Tropical whiteweed03
Allium cepaOnion, Garden onion53
Allium cepa aggregatumPotato Onion43
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Allium cepa proliferumTree Onion, Walking Onion53
Aquilegia formosaWestern Columbine22
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arnica angustifolia alpinaMountain Tobacco03
Arnica cordifoliaHeartleaf Arnica02
Arnica diversifoliaRayless arnica01
Artemisia abrotanumSouthernwood13
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Asplenium adiantum-nigrumBlack Spleenwort02
Baccharis vimineaMule's Fat11
Balsamorhiza sagittataOregon Sunflower, Arrowleaf balsamroot42
Betula glandulosaScrub Birch21
Betula kenaicaKenai Birch31
Betula nanaDwarf Birch22
Betula occidentalisWater Birch32
Betula papyriferaPaper Birch, Mountain paper birch, Kenai birch32
Betula pendulaSilver Birch, European white birch, Common Birch, Warty Birch, European White Birch33
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnut52
Centaurea cyanusCornflower, Garden cornflower, Blue Bottle, Cornflower22
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