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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer argutum 20
Acer carpinifoliumHornbeam Maple20
Acer circinatumVine Maple21
Acer distylum 20
Acer interiusBox Elder20
Acer macrophyllumOregon Maple, Bigleaf maple, Oregon Maple31
Acer monoMaple21
Acer negundoBox Elder31
Acer palmatumJapanese Maple20
Acer platanoidesNorway Maple, Harlequin Maple20
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamore, Great Maple, Scottish Maple, Planetree Maple21
Acer rubrumRed Maple, Drummond's maple, Swamp Maple31
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft Maple31
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock Maple42
Acer saccharum grandidentatumBig-Tooth Maple, Canyon Maple, Rocky Mountain Sugar Maple40
Acer saccharum nigrumBlack Maple41
Acer spicatumMountain Maple22
Acer tataricumTatarian Maple20
Actinidia argutaTara Vine50
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, Mescal31
Agave sisalanaSisal22
Agave tequilanaBlue Agave, Mescal, Tequila.40
Agave utahensis discretaCentury Plant31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury Plant31
Agave viviparaMescal Casero30
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon Alder22
Araucaria angustifoliaParana Pine. Brazilian-pine, Candelabra-tree.31
Arenga pinnataSolitary Sugar Palm41
Astrocaryum vulgareTucuma. Awarra palm, Tucum palm.42
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