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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acacia angustissimaPrairie acacia. Timbre. Fernleaf Acacia23
Acacia cowleanaHall’s Creek wattle32
Acacia mearnsiiBlack Wattle, Late black wattle13
Achnatherum hymenoidesIndian Millet, Indian ricegrass30
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agropyron elongatumTall Wheatgrass00
Ailanthus altissimaTree Of Heaven13
Alnus acuminataAlder02
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black Alder03
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White Alder00
Alocasia macrorrhizosGiant Taro, Giant Elephant Ear32
Argania spinosaArgan Tree, Spiny Argania, Morocco Ironwood42
Atriplex halimusSea Orach, Saltbush51
Atropa bella-donnaDeadly Nightshade, Belladonna03
Capsella bursa-pastorisShepherd's Purse32
Casuarina cunninghamianaRiver She-Oak00
Colutea istriaBladder-senna00
Echinochloa crus-galliBarnyard Millet, Barnyardgrass,32
Fagopyrum esculentumBuckwheat43
Gleditsia triacanthosHoney Locust32
Gymnocladus dioicaKentucky Coffee Tree32
Hakea sericeaSilky Hakea00
Kummerowia stipulaceaKorean Lespedeza, Korean clover01
Kummerowia striataCommon Lespedeza, Japanese clover21
Lotus uliginosusGreater Bird's Foot Trefoil00
Lupinus arboreusTree Lupin, Yellow bush lupine00
Psophocarpus tetragonolobusWinged Bean30
Pueraria montana lobataKudzu Vine45
Salix appendiculata 12
Salix commutataundergreen willow12
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