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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies delavayi 00
Acacia dealbataMimosa, Silver wattle20
Acacia decurrensGreen Wattle21
Acacia farnesianaSweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, Huisache22
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwood, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia, Blackwood Acacia21
Acacia pycnanthaGolden Wattle20
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Acer ginnalaAmur Maple10
Acer spicatumMountain Maple22
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White Alder00
Alnus rhombifoliaWhite Alder12
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
Alnus sinuataSitka Alder11
Alnus tenuifoliaMountain Alder, Thinleaf alder12
Andromeda polifoliaMarsh Andromeda, Bog rosemary21
Arbutus menziesiiMadrona, Pacific madrone, Pacific Madrone32
Arbutus unedoStrawberry Tree42
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiBearberry34
Banksia integrifoliaCoast Banksia20
Bauhinia variegataMountain Ebony12
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard Flower13
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree Turmeric43
Bergenia ciliata 12
Bergenia cordifoliaSiberian-tea, Pigsqueak, Heartleaf Bergenia00
Bergenia crassifoliaSiberian Tea20
Betula lentaCherry Birch, Sweet birch, Black Birch, Cherry Birch33
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