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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Achillea ageratumMace, Sweet-nancyAsteraceae [Compositae]A. decolorans. Schrad. A. serrata.20
Achillea erba-rotta moschataMusk MilfoilAsteraceae or CompositaeA. moschata.02
Achillea millefoliumYarrow, Boreal yarrow, California yarrow, Giant yarrow, Coast yarrow, Western yarrow, Pacific yarrowAsteraceae or CompositaeAchillea lanulosa Nutt. Achillea gracilis Raf. Achillea albida Willd.34
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, SneezeweedAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Achillea santolina Asteraceae or Compositae 01
Achillea sibiricaSiberian YarrowAsteraceae or CompositaeA. alpina. L. A. mongolica. Fisch.11
Acmella oleraceaToothache plant, ParacressAsteraceae or CompositaeAnacyclus pyrethraria (L.) Spreng. Bidens acmelloides Berg. Bidens fervida Lam. Bidens fixa Hook.f. Bidens fusca Lam. Bidens oleracea (L.) Cav. ex Steud. Cotula pyrethraria L. Pyrethrum spilanthus Medik. Spilanthes acmella var. oleracea (L.) C.B.Clarke. Spilanthes acmella var. oleracea (L.) C.B.Clarke ex Hook.f. Spilanthes fusca hort.par. ex Lam. Spilanthes oleracea L. [Illegitimate] Spilanthes oleracea var. fusca (Lam.) DC. Spilanthes oleracea var. oleracea. Spilanthes radicans Schrad. ex DC. [Illegitimate].33
Acourtia microcephalaSacapelloteAsteraceae or CompositaePerezia microcephala.01
Actinea acaulis arizonica Asteraceae or Compositae 00
Ageratina altissimaWhite Snakeroot, RichweedAsteraceae or CompositaeEupatorium ageratoides. E. rugosum. E. urticaefolium,02
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