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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, Sneezeweed21
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Arnica angustifolia alpinaMountain Tobacco03
Arnica cordifoliaHeartleaf Arnica02
Arnica diversifoliaRayless arnica01
Arnica fulgensHillside Arnica, Foothill arnica02
Arnica montanaArnica, Mountain arnica03
Asarum europaeumAsarabacca, European Wild Ginger02
Asarum sieboldiiWild Ginger02
Asclepias eriocarpaWoollypod Milkweed22
Asclepias latifoliaBroadleaf Milkweed01
Centipeda minimaSpreading Sneeze Weed02
Helenium autumnaleSneezeweed, Common sneezeweed, Fall sneezeweed, Mountain sneezeweed, False Sunflower02
Helenium puberulumRosilla11
Myrica ceriferaWax Myrtle - Bayberry Wild Cinnamon, Southern Bayberry, Wax Myrtle, Southern Wax Myrtle33
Nerium oleanderOleander, Rose Bay02
Primula verisCowslip, Cowslip primrose33
Saponaria officinalisSoapwort, Bouncingbet03
Stachys officinalisWood Betony, Common hedgenettle, Betony, Woundwort12
Veratrum albumWhite Hellebore, White false hellebore02
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