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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abronia fragransSnowball Sand VerbenaNyctaginaceaeA. speciosa.21
Abronia latifoliaSand Verbena, Coastal sand verbenaNyctaginaceaeA. arenaria.20
Abronia turbinataTransmontane Sand VerbenaNyctaginaceae 01
Abronia villosaDesert Sand VerbenaNyctaginaceae 01
Boerhavia diffusaTar Vine, Red spiderlingNyctaginaceaeB. coccinea. B. repens. L.24
Mirabilis expansaMaukaNyctaginaceae 30
Mirabilis jalapaMarvel Of Peru, Miracle Flower of Peru, Four O'ClockNyctaginaceae 22
Mirabilis multifloraFour O'clock Plant, Colorado four o'clockNyctaginaceae 12
Mirabilis nyctagineaWild Four O'clock Plant, Heartleaf four o'clockNyctaginaceaeOxybaphus nictagineus.02
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