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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Albuca amboensisSlime LilyHyacinthaceae 20
Albuca canadensisSlime Lily, AlbucaHyacinthaceae 10
Albuca majorSlime LilyHyacinthaceae 10
Camassia leichtliniiWild Hyacinth, Large camas, Suksdorf's large camasHyacinthaceaeC. esculenta leichtlinii. Chlorogalum leichtlinii.40
Camassia quamashQuamash, Small camas, Utah small camas, Walpole's small camasHyacinthaceaeC. esculenta. Lindl.51
Camassia scilloidesAtlantic CamasHyacinthaceaeC. esculenta. non Lindl. C. fraseri. Quamasia hyacinthina.30
Chlorogalum parviflorumSmallflower SoapplantHyacinthaceaeC. divaricatum. Loathoe parviflora.20
Chlorogalum pomeridianumSoap Lily, Wavyleaf soap plantHyacinthaceaeLoathoe pomeridiana.32
Hyacinthus orientalisHyacinth, Garden hyacinthHyacinthaceae 00
Muscari botryoidesItalian Grape Hyacinth, Common grape hyacinth, White Grape HyacinthHyacinthaceae 10
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