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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Bryonia dioicaRed Bryony, Cretan bryony12
Chelidonium majusGreater Celandine, Swallow Wort, Greater Celandine13
Convolvulus scammoniaScammony02
Lagerstroemia indicaCrepe Myrtle, Crepeflower02
Medeola virginianaIndian Cucumber Root41
Podophyllum peltatumAmerican Mandrake, Mayapple, Ground Lemon, Mandrake, Mayapple24
Sapium sebiferumVegetable Tallow, Chinese tallow, Popcorn Tree, Chinese Tallow Tree22
Sonchus oleraceusSow Thistle, Common sowthistle22
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