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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey maple21
Angelica genuflexaKneeling Angelica21
Betula alleghaniensisYellow Birch, Swamp Birch32
Betula occidentalisWater Birch32
Calocedrus decurrensIncense Cedar, California Incense Cedar11
Cucurbita ficifoliaMalabar Gourd, Figleaf gourd32
Lagenaria sicerariaBottle Gourd32
Lysichiton americanusYellow Skunk Cabbage, American skunkcabbage32
Nothofagus betuloides 00
Petasites frigidusSweet Coltsfoot, Arctic sweet coltsfoot, Arrowleaf sweet coltsfoot, Golden Palms Coltsfoot, Butterb21