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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Adenostoma fasciculatumGreasewood01
Allium ursinumWild Garlic53
Ambrosia artemesiifoliaRoman Wormwood, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Stickeweed, Tassel Weed, Wild Ta23
Amelanchier canadensisJuneberry, Canadian serviceberry, Serviceberry Downy, Shadblow, Shadbush, Serviceberry41
Artemisia frigidaFringed Wormwood, Prairie sagewort22
Artemisia tilesiiWormwood, Tilesius' wormwood12
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Calycanthus floridusCarolina Allspice, Eastern sweetshrub, Strawberry Bush, Sweetshrub, Carolina Allspice32
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Chimaphila umbellataPipsissewa23
Clintonia borealisBluebeard21
Cochlearia officinalisScurvy Grass, Spoonwort12
Inula royleana 01
Ipomopsis aggregataSkyrocket, Scarlet gilia12
Juniperus scopulorumRocky Mountain Juniper, Weeping Rocky Mountian Juniper, Colorado Red Cedar32
Larix laricinaTamarack, Hackmatack, American Larch22
Lathyrus ornatusBush Vetchling11
Lindera benzoinSpice Bush, Northern spicebush, Bush Northern Spice33
Lomatium dissectumFernleaf Biscuitroot, Carrotleaf biscuitroot42
Lonicera involucrataTwinberry, Twinberry honeysuckle22
Origanum majoranaSweet Marjoram33
Origanum onitesPot Marjoram31
Origanum x majoricumHardy Marjoram22
Panicum antidotaleBlue Panic Grass, Blue panicum11
Picea marianaBlack Spruce, Swamp Spruce22
Prunus americanaAmerican Plum, American Wild Plum, Wild Plum32
Quercus stellataPost Oak32
Quercus velutinaBlack Oak23
Rubus spectabilisSalmonberry32
Salvia columbariaeChia, Ziegler's sage32
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