Please donate to support our ‘Plants to Save the Planet’ Project. The Project is directed at enabling designers of ‘carbon farms’ and ‘food forests’: agroecosystems of perennial plants, to choose the most appropriate plants for their requirements and site conditions. We are working on a subset of plants in the PFAF database identified as having the most potential for inclusion in such designs. We are adding search terms and icons to those plants pages, and providing a range of search options aligned to categories of plants and crop yields, with Help facilities including videos. More >>>

Follow Us:
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer campestreField Maple, Hedge maple21
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamore, Great Maple, Scottish Maple, Planetree Maple21
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alnus hirsuta 00
Alnus japonicaJapanese Alder01
Alnus maximowiczii 00
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
Arbutus arizonicaArizona Maderone21
Arbutus menziesiiMadrona, Pacific madrone, Pacific Madrone32
Arbutus texanaTexas Madrone21
Aristotelia serrata 31
Betula pendulaSilver Birch, European white birch, Common Birch, Warty Birch, European White Birch33
Betula populifoliaGrey Birch21
Betula pubescensWhite Birch, Downy birch33
Cornus australis 10
Cornus iberica 20
Cornus macrophyllaLarge-Leaf Dogwood22
Cornus sanguineaDogwood, Bloodtwig dogwood21
Corylus avellanaCommon Hazel, Common filbert, European Filbert, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, Corkscrew Hazel, Hazel52
Corylus avellana pontica 40
Corylus maximaFilbert, Giant filbert50
Crataegus laevigataMidland Hawthorn, Smooth hawthorn, English Hawthorn35
Cunninghamia lanceolataChinese Fir02
Elaeocarpus lanceaefolius 10
Eucryphia cordifoliaUlmo00
Euonymus europaeusSpindle Tree, European spindletree12
Fagus grandifoliaAmerican Beech22
Fagus sylvaticaBeech, European beech, Common Beech42
Hippophae rhamnoidesSea Buckthorn, Seaberry55
Hippophae rhamnoides turkestanicaSea Buckthorn55
123
All the information contained in these pages is Copyright (C) Plants For A Future, 1996-2012.
Plants For A Future is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Charity No. 1057719, Company No. 3204567,
Web Design & Management
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified (but some can). Please view the copyright link for more information.