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Index of Common Names: C
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies concolorColorado Fir, White firPinaceaePicea concolor.02
Abies magnificaCalifornian Red Fir, Shasta red firPinaceae 00
Abies nordmannianaCaucasian Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, NordmannPinaceae 00
Abobra tenuifoliaCranberry GourdCucurbitaceae 10
Abutilon ochsenii MalvaceaeCorynabutilon ochsenii. Anoda ochsenii. Phil.30
Abutilon theophrastiChina Jute, Velvetleaf, Butterprint Buttonweed Jute, China Mallow, Indian Velvet LeafMalvaceaeA. avicennae. Gaertn.32
Abutilon x hybridumChinese Lantern, Flowering MapleMalvaceae 30
Acacia sophoraeCoastal Wattle, AcaciaFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Acinos alpinusAlpine CalamintLamiaceae or LabiataeCalamintha alpinus. Satureia orontia.11
Aconitum columbianumColumbian monkshoodRanunculaceae 01
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - CalamusAraceaeCalamus aromaticus34
Aegle marmelosBael Tree, Golden Apple, Bengal QuinceRutaceaeCrataeva marmelos L. Feronia pellucida Roth33
Aesculus californicaCalifornian Buckeye, California HorsechestnutHippocastanaceaePavia californica.31
Aesculus chinensisChinese Horse ChestnutHippocastanaceae 31
Agastache canaHoary Balm Of Gilead, Mosquito plantLamiaceae or LabiataeCedronella cana.20
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, MescalAgavaceae 31
Agave utahensis discretaCentury PlantAgavaceae 31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury PlantAgavaceae 31
Agrostemma githagoCorncockle, Common corncockleCaryophyllaceaeGithago segetum. Lychnis githago.11
Akebia trifoliataAkebia, Threeleaf AkebiaLardizabalaceaeClematis trifoliata. A. lobata.42
Alchornea cordifoliaChristmas BushEuphorbiaceaeAlchornea cordata Benth. Schousboea cordifolia Schumach. & Thonn.24
Aleurites moluccanusCandle Nut, Country WalnutEuphorbiaceaeAleurites ambinux Pers. Aleurites angustifolius Vieill. Aleurites angustifolius Vieill. ex Guillaumi33
Alhagi maurorumCamel ThornFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. camelorum. A. persarum. Hedysarum pseudalhagi.22
Allium canadenseCanadian Garlic, Meadow garlic, Fraser meadow garlic, Hyacinth meadow garlicAlliaceae 42
Allium canadense mobilenseCanadian GarlicAlliaceae 52
Allium ramosumChinese ChivesAlliaceaeA. odoratum. pro parte. A. odorum.42
Allium schoenoprasumChives, Wild chives, Flowering OnionAlliaceae 52
Allium vinealeCrow Garlic, Wild garlic, Compact onion, False Garlic, Wild, OnionAlliaceae 32
Allocasuarina littoralisBlack She Oak, Bull Oak, WayetuckCasuarinaceaeCasuarina littoralis Salisb. Casuarina suberosa Otto.&Dietr.10
Alnus nitida BetulaceaeClethropsis nitida.01
Aloe arborescensCandelabra Aloe, Tree Aloe, Mountain Bush AloeXanthorrhoeaceaeAloe arborea Medik. Aloe frutescens Salm-Dyck Aloe fruticosa Lam. Aloe fulgens Tod. Aloe mutabilis P25
Aloe feroxCape Aloe, Bitter Aloe, Red Aloe, Cape Aloe, Alligator Jaw AloeXanthorrhoeaceaeAloe candelabrum A.Berger. Aloe galpinii Baker Aloe horrid Haw. Aloe muricata Haw. Aloe pallancae Gu25
Amaranthus palmeriCareless WeedAmaranthaceae 20
Amaranthus tricolorChinese Spinach, Joseph's-coat, Fountain Plant, Tampala , Summer PoinsettiaAmaranthaceaeA. gangeticus. L. A. melanocholicus.31
Amaranthus viridisCalalu, Slender amaranthAmaranthaceaeA. gracilis.32
Amelanchier alnifolia cusickiiCusick's ServiceberryRosaceaeA. cusickii. Fern.41
Amorphophallus rivieriDevil's Tongue, Umbrella Arum, Leopard Palm, Snake PalmAraceaeConophallus konjak.22
Ampelopsis humulifolia VitaceaeCissus davidiana. Vitis davidiana.20
Anacardium occidentaleCashew, Cashew, Caj?AnacardiaceaeAcajuba occidentalis (L.) Gaertn. Anacardium microcarpum Ducke Cassuvium pomiferum Lam.53
Anemone canadensisCanadian AnemoneRanunculaceae 02
Anemone cylindricaCandle AnemoneRanunculaceae 02
Anemone rivularisCao Yu MeiRanunculaceae 12
Annona cherimolaCherimoya, Custard AppleAnnonaceae 52
Antennaria dioicaCatsfoot, Stoloniferous pussytoesAsteraceae or CompositaeGnaphalium dioicum. Antennaria hibernica. Antennaria insularis. Cyttarium dioicum.02
Anthemis arvensisCorn ChamomileAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Anthriscus cerefoliumChervil, Garden chervilApiaceae or UmbelliferaeChaerophylum sativum.32
Anthriscus sylvestrisCow Parsley, Wild chervilApiaceae or UmbelliferaeChaerophyllum sylvestre L.21
Aphananthe aspera UlmaceaeCeltis muka. Homoioceltis aspera. Prunus aspera.10
Apium graveolens dulceCeleryApiaceae or Umbelliferae 42
Apium graveolens rapaceumCeleriacApiaceae or Umbelliferae 42
Aquilegia flavescensColumbine, Yellow columbineRanunculaceaeA. canadensis flavescens.21
Aquilegia formosa truncataColumbineRanunculaceaeA. eximia. Van Houtte. ex Planch. A. tracyi.22
Aquilegia jonesiiColumbine, Jones' columbine, Blue limestone columbineRanunculaceae 21
Aquilegia pubescensColumbine, Sierra columbineRanunculaceae 21
Aquilegia vulgarisColumbine, European columbine, Granny's Bonnet, European CrowfootRanunculaceae 21
Aralia chinensisChinese Angelica Tree, Pumila Spirea, Chinese AstilbeAraliaceaeA. elata.22
Araujia sericiferaCruel Plant, White bladderflowerAsclepiadaceae 10
Arbutus canariensisCanary MadronaEricaceae 20
Ardisia crenataCoralberry, Hen's eyes, SpiceberryPrimulaceae 01
Argyranthemum foeniculaceum Asteraceae or CompositaeChrysanthemum anethifolium. non (Willd.)Steud. C. foeniculaceum. (Willd.)Desf.10
Artemisia cinaCina, SantonicaAsteraceae or Compositae 03
Artocarpus integerChampedakMoraceaeArtocarpus champeden (Lour.) Stokes. Artocarpus integrifolia L.f. Artocarpus polyphema Persoon. Poly40
Arum maculatumCuckoo PintAraceae 21
Arundinaria giganteaCane Reed, Giant canePoaceae or GramineaeA. macrosperma. Arundo gigantea. Bambusa newmanii.31
Asclepias californicaCalifornia Milkweed, Greene's milkweedAsclepiadaceae 21
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed, Silkweed, MilkweedAsclepiadaceaeA. cornuttii.32
Asparagus cochinchinensisChinese AsparagusAsparagaceaeA. cochinchinensis. (Lour.)Merr. A. falcatus. Benth. A. insularis. Hance. Melanthium cochinchinen33
Asplenium ceterachScale FernPolypodiaceaeCeterach officinarum. DC.02
Aster cordifoliusCommon Blue Wood AsterAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Astragalus canadensisCanadian Milkvetch, Shorttooth Canadian milkvetch, Morton's Canadian milkvetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. carolinianus. L.32
Astragalus sinicusChinese Milk VetchFabaceae or Leguminosae 31
Astroloma humifusumCranberry HeathEpacridaceae 30
Athamantha cretensisCandy CarrotApiaceae or Umbelliferae 10
Athamantha turbithCandy CarrotApiaceae or UmbelliferaeA. matthioli.20
Atractylodes lanceaCang ZhuAsteraceae or Compositae 13
Atriplex californicaCalifornia Orach, California saltbushChenopodiaceae 30
Atriplex coronataCrownscaleChenopodiaceae 20
Averrhoa carambolaCarambola, Star FruitOxalidaceaeAverrhoa acutangula Stokes.42
Baccharis genistelloidesCarquejaAsteraceaeBaccharis triptera Mart. Conyza genistelloides Lam.04
Bambusa vulgarisCommon BambooPoaceaeArundarbor blancoi (Steud.) Kuntze Arundarbor fera (Oken) Kuntze Arundarbor monogyna (Blanco) Kuntze32
Banksia integrifoliaCoast BanksiaProteaceaeB. spicata.20
Baphia nitidaCamwood, BaphiaFabaceaeBaphia angolensis Lest.-Garl. Baphia barombiensis Taub. Baphia haematoxylon (Schum. & Thonn.) Hook.22
Barbarea vulgarisYellow Rocket, Garden yellowrocketBrassicaceae or CruciferaeCampe barbarea. Erysimum barbarea.31
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, BurningbushChenopodiaceaeChenopodium scoparia. Kochia scoparia. (L.)Schrad. K. trichophila.22
Berberidopsis corallinaCoral PlantFlacourtiaceae 00
Berberis aristataChitra, Indian Barberry or Tree TurmericBerberidaceaeB. chitria. B. coriaria.43
Berberis asiaticaChutro, Rasanjan (Nep); marpyashi (Newa); Daruharidra, Darbi (Sans)Berberidaceae 43
Berberis fendleriColorado BarberryBerberidaceae 22
Berula erectaCutleaf WaterparsnipApiaceae or UmbelliferaeSium erectum. Huds. S. angustifolium. L.11
Betula lentaCherry Birch, Sweet birch, Black Birch, Cherry BirchBetulaceaeB. carpinifolia.33
Billardiera scandensCommon AppleberryPittosporaceae 20
Blackstonia perfoliataYellow WortGentianaceaeChlora perfoliata.00
Botrychium lunariaCommon MoonwortOphioglossaceae 02
Bowdichia virgilioidesAlcornocoFabaceaeCebipira virgiliodes (Kunth) Kuntze02
Brachyglottis repandaBushman's Toilet PaperAsteraceae or CompositaeCineraria repanda. Senecio forsteri. S. georgii.11
Brassica juncea crispifoliaCurled MustardBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 42
Brassica juncea integrifolia crispifoliaCurled MustardBrassicaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.42
Brassica napusColza, RapeBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 32
Brassica napus arvensisColeseedBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 32
Brassica oleracea alboglabraChinese KaleBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 30
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