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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aesculus californicaCalifornian Buckeye, California Horsechestnut31
Aesculus paviaRed Buckeye21
Agastache neomexicanaNew Mexico Giant Hyssop, Bill Williams Mountain giant hyssop31
Ajuga australisAustralian Bugle01
Amorpha canescensLead Plant22
Andropogon virginicusBroomsedge Bluestem01
Aquilegia brevistylaSmallflower columbine21
Aquilegia canadensisWild Columbine, Red columbine, Meeting Houses, Common Columbine22
Aquilegia coeruleaRocky Mountain Columbine, Colorado blue columbine, Dailey's columbine, White Colorado columbine21
Aquilegia flavescensColumbine, Yellow columbine21
Aquilegia formosaWestern Columbine22
Aquilegia formosa truncataColumbine22
Aquilegia jonesiiColumbine, Jones' columbine, Blue limestone columbine21
Aquilegia pubescensColumbine, Sierra columbine21
Aquilegia shockleyi 21
Arnica cordifoliaHeartleaf Arnica02
Aruncus dioicusGoat's Beard, Bride's feathers22
Asarum canadenseSnake Root, Canadian wildginger, Canada Wild Ginger, Wild Ginger33
Benincasa hispidaWax Gourd33
Betula glandulosaScrub Birch21
Betula kenaicaKenai Birch31
Betula nanaDwarf Birch22
Betula nigraRiver Birch, Black Birch, Red Birch, Water Birch, River Birch32
Betula occidentalisWater Birch32
Bouteloua gracilisBlue Grama11
Camellia japonicaCamellia, Common Camellia, Japanese Camellia32
Clematis columbianaRock Clematis01
Comandra pallidaPale Bastard Toadflax11
Comandra umbellataBastard Toad Flax, California bastard toadflax, Pale bastard toadflax11
Commelina erecta angustifoliaWhitemouth Dayflower21
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