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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia. Timbre. Fernleaf Acacia23
Acacia auriculiformisEar-Pod Wattle, Black Acacia, Earleaf, Black wattle10
Acacia coleiCole's wattle, Candelabra Wattle, Soap wattle, 32
Acacia concinnaShikakai, Soap-Pod21
Acacia cowleanaHall’s Creek wattle32
Acacia dealbataMimosa, Silver wattle20
Acacia decurrensGreen Wattle21
Acacia mearnsiiBlack Wattle, Late black wattle13
Acacia victoriaeBramble wattle. Gundabluey, Bardi bush42
Acanthus mollisBear's Breeches02
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamore, Great Maple, Scottish Maple, Planetree Maple21
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft Maple31
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Acer saccharum nigrumBlack Maple41
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, Paracress33
Acrocarpus fraxinifoliusPink Cedar, Shingle Tree00
Actinidia argutaTara Vine50
Actinidia chinensisKiwi42
Actinidia deliciosaKiwi Fruit51
Actinidia kolomiktaKiwi40
Actinidia purpureaPurple hardy kiwi40
Adansonia digitataBaobab, Judas Fruit, Monkey Bread Tree33
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral Tree32
Adiantum pedatumNorthern Maidenhair,American Maidenhair Fern02
Aegle marmelosBael Tree, Golden Apple, Bengal Quince33
Aegopodium podagrariaGround Elder, Bishop's goutweed, Goutweed, Ground Elder, Bishop's Weed32
Afzelia xylocarpaMakha Tree, Cambodia Beng Tree22
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