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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Aronia melanocarpaBlack Chokeberry, Black Berried Aronia31
Aronia melanocarpaBlack Chokeberry, Black Berried Aronia31
Citrullus lanatusWater Melon43
Cornus canadensisCreeping Dogwood, Bunchberry dogwood, Bunchberry42
Cornus canadensisCreeping Dogwood, Bunchberry dogwood, Bunchberry42
Cornus x unalaschkensisBunchberry30
Cornus x unalaschkensisBunchberry30
Cydonia oblongaQuince42
Cydonia oblongaQuince42
Fortunella japonicaRound Kumquat31
Fortunella margaritaOval Kumquat30
Hibiscus sabdariffaRoselle33
Malus coronariaGarland Crab, Sweet crab apple31
Malus domesticaApple52
Malus fuscaOregon Crab, Oregon crab apple32
Malus fuscaOregon Crab, Oregon crab apple32
Malus sylvestrisCrab Apple, European crab apple32
Malus sylvestrisCrab Apple, European crab apple32
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