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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aconitum balfourii 01
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Agrimonia pilosaHairy Agrimony23
Agrostemma githagoCorncockle, Common corncockle11
Aletris spicata 11
Aleurites fordiiTung Tree, Tung Oil Tree, Wood Oil Tree China13
Alliaria petiolataGarlic Mustard32
Allium victorialisAlpine Leek, Victory onion42