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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Carex brizoides 10
Dryopteris dilatataShield Fern24
Heracleum sphondylium montanumCow Parsnip32
Najas flexilisNodding waternymph20
Pinus sylvestrisScot's Pine, Scotch Pine23
Potentilla fruticosaShrubby Cinquefoil, Potentilla11
Pteridium aquilinumBracken, Western brackenfern, Decomposition brackenfern, Hairy brackenfern22
Pteridium aquilinum esculentumBracken22
Sphagnum cymbilifoliumSphagnum Moss03
Zea maysSweet Corn, Corn53
Zostera marinaEel Grass, Seawrack21
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