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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Alcea roseaHollyhock32
Alkanna tinctoriaAlkanet, Alkanna12
Iris versicolorBlue Flag, Harlequin blueflag03
Malva sylvestrisMallow, High mallow, French Hollyhock, Common Mallow, Tree Mallow, Tall Mallow33
Primula parryiParry's primrose00
Sambucus nigraElderberry - European Elder, Black elderberry, American black elderberry, Blue elderberry, Europea43
Viola odorataSweet Violet, English Violet, Garden Violet, Sweet Violet, Florist's Violet53
Viola tricolorHeartsease, Johnny jumpup, Field Pansy,23