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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abroma augustaCotton Abroma. Perennial Indian Hemp.03
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia. Timbre. Fernleaf Acacia23
Acacia catechuCutch tree, Catechu acacia12
Acacia coleiCole's wattle, Candelabra Wattle, Soap wattle, 32
Acacia cowleanaHall’s Creek wattle32
Acacia holosericeaStrap wattle, Candelabra wattle12
Acacia koaKoa Acacia00
Acacia koaiaKoai'a01
Acacia leucophloeaKuteera-Gum, White-barked acacia.21
Acacia murrayanaMurray’s wattle, Colony wattle32
Acacia salignaBlue-Leaved Wattle, Orange wattle10
Acacia victoriaeBramble wattle. Gundabluey, Bardi bush30
Acanthocereus tetragonusPitahaya. Barbed-wire cactus.30
Acanthosicyos horridusNaras. Butterpips32
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft Maple31
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian Millet, Indian ricegrass30
Acrocomia aculeataCoyoli Palm. Gru-Gru Palm, Macaw palm31
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Aechmea magdalenaePingwing. Ixtle, Pita plant30
Aesculus sppHorse chestnut44
Afraegle paniculataNigerian Powder-Flask Fruit. African afraegle23
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave cantala agaveAgave20
Agave fourcroydesHenequen01
Agave lechuguillaIxtle, Chihuahua12
Agave murpheyiHohokam Agave, Murphey agave20
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, Mescal31
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