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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus manihotAibika41
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes faureri 11
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry02
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Adiantum pedatumNorthern Maidenhair,American Maidenhair Fern02
Adiantum venustumEvergreen Maidenhair Fern01
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Ajuga chamaepitysGround Pine, Yellow bugle02
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine42
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf Akebia42
Alchemilla alpinaAlpine Lady's Mantle, Mountain Lady's Mantle23
Alchemilla xanthochloraLady's Mantle23
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Allium macrostemonNo-Binu32
Alnus viridis crispaAmerican Green Alder12
Aloe veraAloe Vera, Barbados aloe, First Aid Plant, Medicinal Aloe15
Amaranthus bidentata 21
Amaranthus spinosusSpiny Amaranth23
Angelica acutilobaDong Dang Gui21
Angelica atropurpureaPurplestem Angelica22
Angelica pubescensDu Huo23
Angelica uchiyamanae 01
Anthemis cotulaMayweed, Stinking chamomile12
Anthemis tinctoriaYellow Camomile, Golden chamomile, Dyers' Chamomile, Golden Marguerite01
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