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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Actaea pachypodaWhite Baneberry02
Albizia julibrissinMimosa, Silktree, Mimosa Tree,22
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas Bush24
Amelanchier utahensisUtah Serviceberry, Coville's serviceberry31
Amorphophallus rivieriDevil's Tongue, Umbrella Arum, Leopard Palm, Snake Palm22
Angelica acutilobaDong Dang Gui21
Angelica polymorpha 22
Aristolochia clematitisBirthwort02
Buxus sempervirensBox, Common box, American Boxwood12
Camassia quamashQuamash, Small camas, Utah small camas, Walpole's small camas51
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd's Purse32
Caulophyllum robustumPapoose Root22
Caulophyllum thalictroidesPapoose Root, Blue cohosh13
Euryale feroxFoxnut, Euryale32
Fritillaria roylei 02
Glyptostrobus pensilisChinese Swamp Cypress02
Iris macrosiphonBowltube Iris01
Leonurus sibiricusChinese Motherwort, Honeyweed23
Ligusticum wallichiiChuan Xiong03
Lithospermum officinaleGromwell, European stoneseed12
Millettia reticulataJi Xue Teng03
Mitchella repensPartridge Berry33
Origanum dictamnusDittany Of Crete, Hop Marjoram21
Osmorhiza occidentalisWestern Sweet-Cicely, Western sweetroot32
Phoradendron leucarpumFalse Mistletoe, Oak mistletoe01
Potentilla hippianaWoolly Cinquefoil01
Prangos pabularia 12
Pulsatilla patensPasque Flower, Eastern pasqueflower, Cutleaf anemone02
Rhus trilobataSkunk Bush, Basketbush, Squawbush, Three Leaf Sumac42
Rubus idaeusRaspberry, American red raspberry, Grayleaf red raspberry53
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