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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry02
Aesculus paviaRed Buckeye21
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiBearberry34
Artemisia absinthiumWormwood, Absinthium.13
Artemisia dracunculoidesRussian Tarragon, Tarragon, French Tarragon21
Artemisia dracunculusTarragon, French Tarragon42
Cannabis sativaHemp, Marijuana44
Consolida regalisLarkspur, Royal knight's-spur03
Cypripedium calceolus parviflorumNerve Root03
Cypripedium calceolus pubescensNerve Root03
Datura inoxiaDowny Thorn Apple, Pricklyburr13
Datura metelThorn Apple, Angel's Trumpet, Hindu Datura, Horn of Plenty, Downy Thorn Apple13
Datura stramoniumThorn Apple, Jimsonweed, Jamestown Weed04
Epilobium angustifoliumWillow Herb32
Gelsemium sempervirensFalse Jasmine, Yellow Jessamine, Evening Trumpetflower, Carolina Jasmine04
Humulus lupulusHop, Common hop, European Hop,45
Hyoscyamus albusWhite Henbane04
Hyoscyamus nigerHenbane, Black henbane04
Ilex cassineCassine, Dahoon, Cassine Holly11
Lactuca canadensisCanada Lettuce23
Lactuca quercinaWild Lettuce23
Lactuca sativaLettuce, Garden lettuce33
Lactuca serriolaPrickly Lettuce23
Lactuca virosaWild Lettuce, Bitter lettuce13
Lamium albumWhite Dead Nettle23
Leonurus sibiricusChinese Motherwort, Honeyweed23
Lycopodium campanulatum 01
Lycopodium selagoFir Clubmoss12
Malus pumilaParadise Apple, Common Apple, Apple Tree42
Malus sylvestrisCrab Apple, European crab apple32
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