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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Agastache rugosaKorean Mint43
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Alisma plantago-aquaticaGreat Water Plantain, ZE-XIE, European water plantain, American water plantain, Northern water plan13
Alkanna tinctoriaAlkanet, Alkanna12
Allium fistulosumWelsh Onion52
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,52
Ampelopsis japonica 02
Angelica anomala 02
Angelica dahuricaBai Zhi23
Aniba rosaeodoraBrazilian Rosewood, Rosewood-oil tree23
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Anogeissus leiocarpaAfrican Birch24
Arctium lappaGreat Burdock, Gobo45
Arctium minusLesser Burdock35
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Armoracia rusticanaHorseradish, Red Cole33
Arnebia euchroma 02
Artemisia annuaQing Hao, Sweet sagewort14
Artemisia capillarisYin Chen Hao13
Artemisia scopariaRedstem wormwood12
Asarum sieboldiiWild Ginger02
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