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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum lycoctonumWolfsbane11
Adenophora strictaSha Shen, Ladybells21
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Aletris spicata 11
Althaea officinalisMarsh Mallow, Common marshmallow55
Anagallis arvensisScarlet Pimpernel22
Anchusa azureaAnchusa, Italian bugloss21
Antennaria dioicaCatsfoot, Stoloniferous pussytoes02
Anthyllis vulnerariaKidney Vetch12
Ardisia japonicaMarlberry03
Arenaria serpyllifoliaThyme-Leaf Sandwort22
Argemone mexicanaPrickly Poppy, Mexican pricklypoppy13
Aristolochia contortaMa Dou Ling13
Aristolochia debilisMa Dou Ling13
Aristolochia rotundaSnakeroot02
Asarum blumei 01
Asarum forbesiiDu Heng01
Asarum heterotropoides 02
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese Asparagus33
Asparagus filicinusFern Asparagus21
Asparagus schoberioides 21
Asplenium ceterachScale Fern02
Aster amellusIalian Aster22
Aster tataricusTartarian Aster13
Bellis perennisDaisy, Lawndaisy, English Daisy23
Berchemia lineata 21
Centaurea cyanusCornflower, Garden cornflower, Blue Bottle, Cornflower22
Centaurea montanaMountain Cornflower, Perennial cornflower, Mountain Bluet02
Centipeda minimaSpreading Sneeze Weed02
Citrus aurantiumBitter Orange, Sour orange, Bergamot orange33
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