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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Allium ampeloprasumWild Leek, Broadleaf wild leek53
Allium cepaOnion, Garden onion53
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallot53
Allium porrumLeek, Garden leek42
Allium sativumGarlic, Cultivated garlic55
Allium sativum ophioscorodonSerpent Garlic55
Anthemis cotulaMayweed, Stinking chamomile12
Aruncus dioicusGoat's Beard, Bride's feathers22
Asclepias californicaCalifornia Milkweed, Greene's milkweed21