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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes japonicaJapanese Chaff Flower03
Aconitum balfourii 01
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshood02
Aconitum heterophyllum 12
Aconitum violaceum 11
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Ageratum conyzoidesGoatweed, Tropical whiteweed03
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alcea roseaHollyhock32
Aletris farinosaUnicorn Root - Colic Root, White colicroot13
Allium cepaOnion, Garden onion53
Allium cepa aggregatumPotato Onion43
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Allium cepa proliferumTree Onion, Walking Onion53
Angelica laxiflora 01
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Angelica sinensisDang Gui - Dong Quai - Chinese Angelica05
Anredera cordifoliaMadeira Vine, Heartleaf madeiravine20
Aralia cordataUdo42
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia clematitisBirthwort02
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Aristolochia serpentariaVirginia Snakeroot03
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese Asparagus33
Aster amellusIalian Aster22
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard Flower13
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