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Edible Shrubs provides detailed information, attractively presented, on over 70 shrub species. They have been selected to provide a mix of different plant sizes and growing conditions. Most provide delicious and nutritious fruit, but many also have edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, or they yield edible or useful oil.

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Edible Shrubs Book
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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Bixa orellanaAnnatto (Lipstick Plant, Urucum, Colorau, Achiote )33
Ceratonia siliquaCarob, St. john's bread32
Firmiana simplexChinese Parasol Tree, Chinese parasoltree, Japanese Varnish Tree, Chinese Parasol Tree11
Senegalia senegalGum Arabic32
Vachellia seyalShittim Wood22
Acacia catechuCutch tree, Catechu acacia12
Toxicodendron sylvestreYame-haze00
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