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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, Silver23
Abies religiosaSacred Fir01
Canarium vulgareJava Almond, Kenari Nut41
Cupressus sempervirensItalian Cypress02
Larix deciduaLarch, European Larch, Common Larch23
Liquidambar formosanaFormosan Gum, Chinese Sweet Gum, Formosa Sweet Gum03
Myrtus communisMyrtle, Foxtail Myrtle33
Picea abiesNorway Spruce21
Pinus mugoDwarf Mountain Pine, Mugo pine, Mountain Pine12
Pinus sylvestrisScot's Pine, Scotch Pine23
Populus 'Balsam Spire'Tacatricho 3203
Populus trichocarpaWestern Balsam Poplar, Black cottonwood13
Populus x jackiiBalm Of Gilead03
Salvia sclareaClary, Europe sage, Clary Sage22
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