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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies balsameaBalsam Fir35
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam Fir13
Achyranthes japonicaJapanese Chaff Flower03
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Aconitum balfourii 01
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshood02
Aconitum chasmanthum 01
Aconitum chinense 01
Aconitum heterophyllum 12
Aconitum japonicum 02
Aconitum koreanumKorean Monk's Hood10
Aconitum lycoctonum vulpariaWolfbane11
Aconitum napellusAconite, Venus' chariot, Wolfsbane Garden, Monk's Hood Garden12
Actaea rubraRed Baneberry02
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Agastache urticifoliaGiant Hyssop, Nettleleaf giant hyssop31
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Ajuga decumbens 02
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Albizia julibrissinMimosa, Silktree, Mimosa Tree,22
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem01
Anemone rivularisCao Yu Mei12
Anemopsis californicaYerba Mansa22
Angelica anomala 02
Angelica dahuricaBai Zhi23
Angelica decursiva 22
Angelica laxiflora 01
Angelica sinensisDang Gui - Dong Quai - Chinese Angelica05
Aniba rosaeodoraBrazilian Rosewood, Rosewood-oil tree23
Aplectrum hyemalePutty Root, Adam and eve01
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