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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Astragalus gummiferTragacanth, Gum tragacanth milkvetch23
Astragalus membranaceusHuang Qi05
Baptisia tinctoriaWild Indigo, Horseflyweed13
Centella asiaticaGotu Kola, Spadeleaf25
Chamaelirium luteumBlazing Star - Unicorn Root - Devil's Bit, Fairywand03
Codonopsis pilosulaDang Shen, Bellflower23
Codonopsis tangshenChuan Dang03
Codonopsis tubulosa 03
Echinacea angustifoliaEchinacea, Blacksamson echinacea, Strigose blacksamson05
Echinacea pallidaCone Flower, Pale purple coneflower05