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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Anacamptis pyramidalisPyramidal Orchid21
Avena sativaOats, Common oat33
Cetraria islandicaIceland Moss, Island cetraria lichen, Oriental cetraria lichen33
Cornus masCornelian Cherry, Cornelian Cherry Dogwood42
Corylus avellanaHazel, Common filbert, European Filbert, Harry Lauder's Walking Stick, Corkscrew Hazel, Hazelnut52
Dactylorhiza incarnataMarsh Orchid22
Dactylorhiza maculataSpotted Orchid22
Gymnadenia conopseaFragrant Orchid22
Hordeum distichonTwo-Rowed Barley43