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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country Walnut33
Arisaema consanguineumTian Nan Xing13
Aristolochia macrophyllaPipevine, Dutchman's Pipe01
Artemisia tilesiiWormwood, Tilesius' wormwood12
Asarum canadenseSnake Root, Canadian wildginger, Canada Wild Ginger, Wild Ginger33
Astragalus gummiferTragacanth, Gum tragacanth milkvetch23
Berberis x carminea 32
Beta vulgaris altissimaSugar Beet42
Beta vulgaris cracaBeetroot42
Beta vulgaris flavescensSwiss Chard42
Beta vulgaris maritimaSea Beet22
Caesalpinia gilliesiiBird Of Paradise, Bird-of-paradise shrub01
Clematis chinensisWei Ling Xian12
Clematis tibetana 02
Cornus chinensis 23
Cornus oblongaOblong-Petal Dogwood03
Cornus officinalisShan Zhu Yu, Asiatic dogwood, Japanese Cornel Dogwood43
Echinops setiferGlobe Thistle12
Euodia ruticarpaWu Zhu Yu03
Eupatorium cannabinumHemp Agrimony03
Hyoscyamus nigerHenbane, Black henbane04
Ipomoea nilJapanese Morning Glory, Whiteedge morning-glory02
Lepidogrammitis drymoglossoides 01
Ligustrum lucidumChinese Privet, Glossy privet, White Wax Tree, Tree Ligustrum13
Lithospermum erythrorhizonLithospermum03
Mahoberberis aquisargentii 12
Mahonia aquifoliumOregon Grape, Hollyleaved barberry, Oregon Holly Grape, Oregon Holly33
Mahonia fortuneiFortune's Mahonia32
Mahonia fremontiiMahonia, Fremont's mahonia32
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