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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Cephalaria syriacaMakhobeli, Syrian cephalariaDipsacaceaeScabiosa syriaca.20
Dipsacus fullonumTeasel, Fuller's teaselDipsacaceaeD. fullonum.02
Dipsacus japonicusXu DuanDipsacaceae 12
Dipsacus mitis DipsacaceaeD. inermis.10
Dipsacus sativusFuller's Teasel, Indian teaselDipsacaceaeD. fullonum sativus.02
Knautia arvensisField Scabious, Field scabiosaDipsacaceaeScabiosa arvensis.02
Scabiosa columbariaPigeon's Scabious, Dove pincushions, Pincushion FlowerDipsacaceae 10
Scabiosa fischeri DipsacaceaeS. comosa. Fisch. ex Roem.&Schult.10
Scabiosa japonica Dipsacaceae 10
Succisa pratensisDevil's Bit Scabious, DevilsbitDipsacaceaeScabiosa succisa.22
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