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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common Horsechestnut34
Aesculus indicaIndian Horse Chestnut31
Aletris farinosaUnicorn Root - Colic Root, White colicroot13
Arctostaphylos alpinaAlpine Bearberry21
Asimina trilobaPapaw42
Atropa acuminataIndian Belladonna03
Atropa bella-donnaDeadly Nightshade, Belladonna03
Bidens tripartitaBurr Marigold, Threelobe beggarticks22
Buxus sempervirensBox, Common box, American Boxwood12
Cannabis sativaHemp, Marijuana44