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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Anemone vitifolia 02
Arenga pinnataSolitary Sugar Palm41
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrush32
Artemisia tripartitaThreetip Sage Brush, Wyoming threetip sagebrush21
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort, Common wormwood, Felon Herb, Chrysanthemum Weed, Wild Wormwood23
Bambusa atraClumping Bamboo. Long pipe bamboo.20
Betula nanaDwarf Birch22
Cassiope tetragonaWhite Arctic Mountain Heather00
Chamaecyparis nootkatensisNootka Cypress, Nootka Cypress, Yellow Cypress, Alaska Cedar01
Cirsium arvenseCreeping Thistle, Canada thistle22
Cirsium eriophorumWooly Thistle20
Cirsium oleraceumCabbage Thistle20
Cirsium palustreMarsh Thistle20
Cirsium tuberosumTuberous Thistle30
Cirsium vulgareCommon Thistle, Bull thistle, Dodder, Boar Thistle, Bull Thistle21
Clematis columbianaRock Clematis01
Clematis douglasiiHairy Clematis01
Clematis ligusticifoliaWhite Clematis, Western white clematis, California clematis,02
Cowania mexicanaCliffrose02
Epilobium angustifoliumWillow Herb32
Eriophorum angustifoliumCotton Grass, Tall cottongrass21
Eriophorum gracileCotton Grass, Slender cottongrass20
Ferula communisGiant Fennel11
Galium aparineGoosegrass, Coachweed, Catchweed, Stickywilly23
Gerbera lanuginosa 00
Gnaphalium affine 12
Gnaphalium luteoalbumJersey Cudweed11
Juniperus communisJuniper, Common juniper33
Juniperus communis nanaJuniper33
Juniperus monospermaOne-Seed Juniper32
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