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Citrullus lanatusWater Melon43
Cuscuta japonicaJapanese Dodder12
Potentilla erectaTormentil, Erect cinquefoil13
Rhus copallinaDwarf Sumach, Winged sumac, Flameleaf Sumac, Winged Sumac, Shining Sumac42
Rubus moluccanusCeylon Blackberry, Eelkek11
Sorbus scopulinaWestern Mountain Ash, Greene's mountain ash, Cascade mountain ash21
Sorbus sitchensisSitka Mountain Ash, Western mountain ash11
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