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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Abelmoschus manihotAibika41
Abelmoschus moschatusMusk Mallow,Musk Okra23
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey maple21
Acer macrophyllumOregon Maple, Bigleaf maple, Oregon Maple31
Acer monoMaple21
Acer negundoBox Elder31
Acer palmatumJapanese Maple20
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamore, Great Maple, Scottish Maple, Planetree Maple21
Acer rubrumRed Maple, Drummond's maple, Swamp Maple31
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft Maple31
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Achillea ageratumMace, Sweet-nancy20
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrow34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Achillea sibiricaSiberian Yarrow11
Achyranthes asperaDevil's Horsewhip23
Achyranthes bidentataNiu Xi23
Achyranthes faureri 11
Acinos arvensisBasil Thyme21
Aciphylla colensoiWild Spaniard20
Aciphylla squarrosaSpeargrass20
Aconitum heterophyllum 12
Aconitum koreanumKorean Monk's Hood10
Aconitum mokchangense 10
Aconitum multifidum 10
Aconitum rotundifolium 10
Aconitum septentrionale 10
Aconitum volubile 11
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
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