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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Quercus agrifoliaEncina, California live oak, Coast Live Oak32
Quercus cerrisTurkey Oak, European turkey oak32
Quercus douglasiiBlue Oak32
Quercus frainettoHungarian Oak, Italian Oak, Forest Green Oak42
Quercus gambeliiShin Oak, Gambel oak, Rocky Mountain White Oak32
Quercus phellosWillow Oak22
Quercus prinusRock Chestnut Oak42
Sapindus drummondiiWestern Soapberry11
Cocos nuciferaCoconut Palm, Coconut52
Corypha utanGebang Palm. Corypha palm, Sugar palm32
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