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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Eleocharis dulcisChinese Water Chestnut31
Eupatorium purpureumGravel Root13
Heracleum sphondylium montanumCow Parsnip32
Hordeum distichonTwo-Rowed Barley43
Hordeum vulgareBarley, Common barley43
Imperata cylindricaCogongrass, Japanese Blood Grass33
Petasites frigidusSweet Coltsfoot, Arctic sweet coltsfoot, Arrowleaf sweet coltsfoot, Golden Palms Coltsfoot, Butterb21
Petasites hyperboreusArctic Sweet Coltsfoot21
Petasites palmatusSweet Butterbur, Golden Palms Coltsfoot, Sweet Coltsfoot, Butterbur21
Petasites saggitatusArrowleaf Sweet Coltsfoot21
Petasites speciosa 20
Petasites vitifoliusArctic sweet coltsfoot10
Polygonum salicifoliumKnotweed10
Portulaca oleraceaGreen Purslane, Little hogweed43
Portulaca oleracea sativaGolden Purslane43
Rhus chinensisChinese Gall, Chinese sumac23
Tussilago farfaraColtsfoot33
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