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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies spectabilisHimalayan Fir02
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea santolina 01
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Aconitum chinense 01
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Agastache rugosaKorean Mint43
Alangium chinense 03
Albizia julibrissinMimosa, Silktree, Mimosa Tree,22
Allium canadenseCanadian Garlic, Meadow garlic, Fraser meadow garlic, Hyacinth meadow garlic42
Allium canadense mobilenseCanadian Garlic52
Allium cepaOnion, Garden onion53
Allium cepa aggregatumPotato Onion43
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Allium cepa proliferumTree Onion, Walking Onion53
Allium chinenseRakkyo42
Allium macrostemonNo-Binu32
Allium victorialisAlpine Leek, Victory onion42
Allium vinealeCrow Garlic, Wild garlic, Compact onion, False Garlic, Wild, Onion32
Amorphophallus paeoniifoliusElephant Yam, Whitespot giant arum22
Andropogon gerardiiBig Bluestem01
Anethum graveolensDill43
Angelica anomala 02
Angelica archangelicaAngelica, Norwegian angelica33
Angelica atropurpureaPurplestem Angelica22
Angelica dahuricaBai Zhi23
Angelica decursiva 22
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Angelica sylvestrisWild Angelica,Woodland angelica32
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