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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies concolorColorado Fir, White fir02
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Acacia aneuraMulga Acacia30
Acacia coriaceaWiry Wattle, Acacia, Leather Leaf30
Acacia dealbataMimosa, Silver wattle20
Acacia decurrensGreen Wattle21
Acacia farnesianaSweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, Huisache22
Acacia longifoliaSydney Golden Wattle, Acacia30
Acacia melanoxylonBlackwood, Australia Acacia, Black Acacia, Blackwood Acacia21
Acacia podalyriifoliaQueensland Silver Wattle, Pearl wattle10
Acacia pycnanthaGolden Wattle20
Acacia retinodesSwamp Wattle, Water wattle20
Acacia sophoraeCoastal Wattle, Acacia20
Acer ginnalaAmur Maple10
Acer platanoidesNorway Maple, Harlequin Maple20
Acer rubrumRed Maple, Drummond's maple, Swamp Maple31
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft Maple31
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Actaea spicataHerb Christopher, Baneberry01
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Agrimonia eupatoriaAgrimony, Churchsteeples23
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alcea roseaHollyhock32
Alkanna tinctoriaAlkanet, Alkanna12
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium cepaOnion, Garden onion53
Allium cepa aggregatumPotato Onion43
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Allium cepa proliferumTree Onion, Walking Onion53
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
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