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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum carmichaeliiJapanese Aconite, Carmichael's monkshood02
Aconitum koreanumKorean Monk's Hood10
Adenophora triphyllaNan Sha Shen21
Adenophora verticillata 22
Adonis aestivalisPheasant's Eye, Summer pheasant's eye01
Adonis amurensis 01
Adonis vernalisPheasant's Eye, Spring pheasant's eye03
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Annona muricataSour Sop43
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading Dogbane02
Apocynum cannabinumIndian Hemp22
Apocynum venetum 02
Astragalus membranaceusHuang Qi05
Astragalus mongholicusMongolian Astragalus03
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, Burningbush22
Brassica oleraceaWild Cabbage, Broccoli, Tronchuda cabbage, Brussels sprouts, Kohlrabi, Sprouting broccoli42
Camellia sinensisTea Plant, Assam tea, Tea Tree Camellia44
Cinnamomum camphoraCamphor, Camphortree23
Clinopodium vulgareWild Basil21
Convallaria majalisLily Of The Valley, European lily of the valley13
Coronilla variaCrown Vetch01
Corydalis cava 03
Corydalis yanhusuoYan Hu Suo03
Crataegus aestivalisEastern Mayhaw, May hawthorn, Mayhaw, Apple Hawthorn32
Crataegus anomalaArnold hawthorn32
Crataegus apiifoliaParsley-Leaved Hawthorn22
Crataegus aprica 32
Crataegus armena 22
Crataegus arnoldianaArnold Hawthorn52
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