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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Anacamptis pyramidalisPyramidal Orchid21
Avena sativaOats, Common oat33
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Cornus masCornelian Cherry, Cornelian Cherry Dogwood42
Corylus avellanaCommon Hazel, Common filbert, European Filbert, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, Corkscrew Hazel, Hazel52
Dactylorhiza incarnataMarsh Orchid22
Dactylorhiza maculataSpotted Orchid22
Gymnadenia conopseaFragrant Orchid22
Hordeum distichonTwo-Rowed Barley43
Hordeum vulgareBarley, Common barley43
Lepidium meyeniiMaca53
Lilium japonicumBamboo Lily22
Lilium japonicum platyfoliumBamboo Lily22
Medicago sativaAlfalfa, Yellow alfalfa43
Ophiopogon japonicusSnake's Beard, Dwarf lilyturf, Mondo Grass, Monkey Grass, Dwarf Lilyturf23
Ophrys apiferaBee Orchid22
Ophrys araneola 22
Ophrys bertolonii 22
Ophrys bombyliflora 22
Ophrys fuscaBrown Bee Orchid22
Ophrys holosericaLate Spider Orchid22
Ophrys insectiferaFly Orchid22
Ophrys iricolor 22
Ophrys luteaYellow Bee Orchid22
Ophrys scolopaxWoodcock Orchid22
Ophrys sphegodesEarly Spider Orchid22
Ophrys tenthrediniferaSawfly Orchid22
Ophrys vernixia 22
Orchis coriophoraBug Orchis22
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