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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abelmoschus esculentusOkra43
Allium tuberosumGarlic Chives, Chinese chives, Oriental Chives,52
Ambrosia artemesiifoliaRoman Wormwood, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Stickeweed, Tassel Weed, Wild Ta23
Ambrosia trifidaGiant Ragweed, Great ragweed, Texan great ragweed, Bitterweed, Bloodweed, Buffalo Weed, Horse Cane13
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon, Garden snapdragon11
Arachis hypogaeaPeanut42
Asclepias asperulaAntelope Horns, Spider milkweed, Trailing Milkweed21
Asclepias ovalifoliaOval-leaf milkweed20
Asclepias pumilaLow Milkweed, Plains milkweed21
Asclepias quadrifoliaFourleaf Milkweed22