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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Artemisia annuaQing Hao, Sweet sagewort14
Brasenia schreberiWater Shield32
Helianthus annuusSunflower, Common sunflower52
Juglans ailanthifoliaJapanese Walnut31
Juglans ailanthifolia cordiformisHeartseed Walnut41
Juglans californicaCalifornia Walnut, Southern California walnut21
Juglans cathayensisChinese Walnut30
Juglans cinereaButternut - White Walnut, Butternut33
Juglans hindsiiHind's Black Walnut, Northern California walnut, Paradox hybrid walnut30
Juglans intermediaHind's Black Walnut, Northern California walnut, Paradox hybrid walnuH30
Juglans majorArizona Walnut20
Juglans mandschuricaManchurian Walnut31
Juglans microcarpaTexas Walnut, Little walnut, Stewart's little walnut20
Juglans nigraBlack Walnut33
Juglans regiaWalnut, English walnut, Persian Walnut,43
Juglans regia fallaxWalnut30
Juglans regia kamaoniaWalnut33
Juglans sinensis 31
Juglans x bisbyiBuartnut30
Nepeta catariaCatmint, Catnip32
Pinus albicaulisWhite-Bark Pine42
Pinus aristataBristle-Cone Pine22
Pinus armandiiChinese White Pine, Armand pine42
Pinus ayacahuiteMexican White Pine22
Pinus banksianaJack Pine22
Pinus bungeanaLace-Bark Pine, Bunge's pine32
Pinus californiarum 12
Pinus cembraSwiss Stone Pine, Swiss Pine, Arolla Pine42
Pinus cembra sibiricaSiberian Pine42
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