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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine Fir, Alpine Fir22
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Aconitum delphinifolium 01
Aconitum dienorrhizum 01
Aesculus glabraOhio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye21
Aesculus parvifloraBottlebrush buckeye21
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, Mescal31
Agave utahensis discretaCentury Plant31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury Plant31
Ajuga decumbens 02
Aloe veraAloe Vera, Barbados aloe, First Aid Plant, Medicinal Aloe15
Amelanchier laevisAllegheny Shadberry, Allegheny serviceberry, Smooth Serviceberry51
Amorpha canescensLead Plant22
Anabasis aphylla 01
Anemone cylindricaCandle Anemone02
Arbutus menziesiiMadrona, Pacific madrone, Pacific Madrone32
Arnebia benthamii 01
Aronia melanocarpaBlack Chokeberry, Black Berried Aronia31
Artemisia annuaQing Hao, Sweet sagewort14
Artemisia filifoliaSand Sage, Sand sagebrush02
Artemisia ludoviciana gnaphalodesWhite Sage02
Artemisia ludoviciana gnaphalodesWhite Sage02
Artemisia mexicanaMexican White Sagebrush01
Artemisia novaBlack Sagebrush01
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Asarum forbesiiDu Heng01
Astragalus sinicusChinese Milk Vetch31
Atriplex lentiformisQuail Bush, Big saltbush, Quailbush,31
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