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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 coleiCole's wattle, Candelabra Wattle, Soap wattle, 32
Acacia concinnaShikakai, Soap-Pod21
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
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Agathis macrophyllaDakua00
Agrimonia eupatoriaAgrimony, Churchsteeples23
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian Walnut12
Albizia proceraWhite Siris, Tall Albizia, Forest Siris12
Alcea roseaHollyhock32
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