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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies balsameaBalsam FirPinaceaePinus balsamea.35
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam FirPinaceaePinus fraseri.13
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine Fir, Alpine FirPinaceaeA. subalpina. Pinus lasiocarpa.22
Abies proceraNoble FirPinaceaeA. nobilis. Pinus nobilis.01
Abies religiosaSacred FirPinaceaeA. hirtella. Pinus religiosa.01
Acinos alpinusAlpine CalamintLamiaceae or LabiataeCalamintha alpinus. Satureia orontia.11
Araucaria araucanaMonkey Puzzle TreeAraucariaceaeA. imbricata. Pinus araucana.51
Bombax ceibaRed Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok TreeMalvaceaeBombax malabaricum DC. Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr. Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl.22
Carpinus betulusHornbeam, European hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, European HornbeamBetulaceae 02
Carpinus carolinianaAmerican Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, American HornbeamBetulaceaeC. americana.11
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