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Index of Common Names: R
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies amabilisRed Fir,Pacific silver firPinaceae 12
Acacia auriculiformisEar-Pod Wattle, Black Acacia, Earleaf, Black wattleFabaceaeRacosperma auriculiforme (Benth.) Pedley; Acacia auriculaeformis; Acacia moniliformis Griseb.10
Acer glabrumRock Maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Douglas maple, Greene's maple, New Mexico maple, Torrey mapleAceraceae 21
Acer rubrumRed Maple, Drummond's maple, Swamp MapleAceraceae 31
Actaea rubraRed BaneberryRanunculaceaeA. arguta. Nutt.02
Actinidia melanandraRed KiwiActinidiaceaeA. rufa parvifolia. Dunn.40
Adenanthera pavoninaRed Sandalwood, Coral TreeFabaceaeAdenanthera gersenii Scheff. Adenanthera polita Miq. Corallaria parvifolia Rumph.32
Adenostoma sparsifoliumRedshankRosaceae 11
Aesculus paviaRed BuckeyeHippocastanaceae 21
Aesculus x carneaRed Horse Chestnut, Ruby Red HorsechestnutHippocastanaceae 21
Agrimonia striataRoadside agrimonyRosaceae 00
Akebia quinataAkebia, Chocolate vine, Fiveleaf Akebia, Chocolate VineLardizabalaceaeRajania quinata.42
Allium chinenseRakkyoAlliaceaeA. bakeri. A. splendens. non Willd.42
Allium roseumRosy GarlicAlliaceae 32
Allium scorodoprasumRocambole, Sand leekAlliaceae 42
Allium sphaerocephalonRound-Headed LeekAlliaceae 32
Alnus rubraRed Alder, Oregon AlderBetulaceaeA. oregona.22
Amaranthus hybridusRough Pigweed, Slim amaranthAmaranthaceaeA. chlorostachys.41
Ambrosia artemesiifoliaRoman Wormwood, Bitterweed, Blackweed, Carrot Weed, Hay Fever Weed, Stickeweed, Tassel Weed, Wild TaAsteraceae or CompositaeA. elatior.23
Amelanchier sanguineaRoundleaf Serviceberry, Gaspé serviceberryRosaceaePyrus sanguinea.30
Andira coriaceaRed Cabbage Bark TreeFabaceaeAndira wachenheimi Benoist00
Androsace sarmentosaRock JasminePrimulaceae 02
Anemonella thalictroidesRue-AnemoneRanunculaceaeAnemone thalictroides. Syndesmon thalictroides. Thalictrum anemonoides.21
Angophora floribundaRough-Barked AppleMyrtaceaeA. intermedia.00
Annona mucosaWild SweetsopAnnonaceaeRollinia deliciosa Saff. Rollinia mucosa (Jacq.) Baill. Rollinia orthopetala A.DC. Rollinia pulchrin51
Aquilegia coeruleaRocky Mountain Columbine, Colorado blue columbine, Dailey's columbine, White Colorado columbineRanunculaceae 21
Arabis caucasicaRock Cress, Wall RockcressBrassicaceae or CruciferaeA. albida.20
Arabis lyrataRock Cress, Kamchatka rockcress, Lyrate rockcressBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 10
Arnica diversifoliaRayless arnicaAsteraceae or Compositae 01
Aronia arbutifoliaRed ChokeberryRosaceaePyrus arbutifolia.20
Artemisia dracunculoidesRussian Tarragon, Tarragon, French TarragonAsteraceae or CompositaeA. dracunculus dracunculoides.21
Artemisia gmeliniiRussian Wormwood, Gmelin's wormwoodAsteraceae or CompositaeA. sacrorum. Ledeb.11
Artemisia sacrorumRussian WormwoodAsteraceae or Compositae 10
Artemisia scopariaRedstem wormwoodAsteraceae or CompositaeAcapillaris scoparia.12
Artemisia vestitaRussian WormwoodAsteraceae or Compositae 01
Arthropodium cirrhatumRock-lilyAsphodelaceae 10
Asclepias rubraRed SilkweedAsclepiadaceae 31
Asclepias subulataRush MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 01
Aspalathus linearisRooibosFabaceae or Leguminosae 33
Avena byzantinaRed OatPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Baikiaea plurijugaRhodesian Teak, Zambesi RedwoodFabaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.12
Bambusa oldhamiiRyoku-Chiku, Giant Timber Bamboo, Oldham's BambooPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Berchemia lineata RhamnaceaeRhamnus lineatus.21
Betula nigraRiver Birch, Black Birch, Red Birch, Water Birch, River BirchBetulaceaeBetula americana, Betula lanulosa, Betula rubra.32
Bobartia indicaRush IrisIridaceaeB. spathacea00
Boehmeria nipononiveaRamieUrticaceae 11
Boehmeria niveaRamie, Chinese Grass, Chinese Silk PlantUrticaceaeB. tenacissima. Gaud.22
Boenninghausenia albiflora RutaceaeRuta alba02
Bombax ceibaRed Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok TreeMalvaceaeBombax malabaricum DC. Gossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr. Salmalia malabarica (DC.) Schott & Endl.22
Botrychium virginianumRattlesnake FernOphioglossaceae 12
Brassica juncea napiformisRoot MustardBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 42
Brassica napus napusRapeBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 32
Brassica napus pabulariaRape KaleBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 32
Bromus rigidusRipgut BromePoaceae or GramineaeAnisantha rigidus. (Roth.)Hyl. B. diandrus. Roth.10
Bryonia dioicaRed Bryony, Cretan bryonyCucurbitaceaeB. cretica dioica. (Jacq.)Tutin.12
Calamus caesiusRotan SegaArecaceaePalmijuncus caesius (Blume) Kuntze.Calamus glaucescens Blume [Illegitimate]. Palmijuncus glaucescens20
Calamus mananRotan ManauArecaceaeCalamus giganteus Becc.00
Calamus radiatusRotan Rays. Radial Leaf RotanArecaceaePalmijuncus radiatus (Thwaites) Kuntze00
Calamus rotangRattan, Rotang, Rattan CaneArecaceaeCalamus monoecus Roxb. Calamus roxburghii Griff. Draco rotang Crantz Palmijuncus monoecus (Roxb.) Ku22
Calandrinia ciliataRedmaids, Fringed redmaidsPortulacaceaeC. caulescens. H.B.K.20
Calandrinia ciliata menziesiiRedmaidsPortulacaceaeC. menziesii. Torr.&Gray.20
Calliandra calothyrsusRed Calliandra, Powderpuff, KaliandraFabaceaeAnneslia calothyrsa (Meisn.) Kleinhoonte Anneslia calothyrus (Meisn.) Donn. Sm. Anneslia confusa Bri00
Callitris endlicheriRed Cypress-PineCupressaceae 01
Campanula rapunculusRampionCampanulaceae 40
Caragana jubataShag-SpineFabaceae or LeguminosaeRobinia jubata.01
Cardamine debilisRoadside bittercressBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 20
Casuarina cunninghamianaRiver She-OakCasuarinaceae 00
Ceanothus cuneatusBuckbrush, Sedgeleaf buckbrush, Monterey ceanothusRhamnaceaeRhamnus cuneatus.21
Centranthus ruberRed Valerian, Fox's Brush, Jupiter's BeardValerianaceae 21
Cercis canadensisRedbud, Eastern redbud, Mexican redbud,Texas redbudFabaceae or Leguminosae 32
Cheilanthes pteridioidesRessurection FernPteridaceaeC. fragrans. (L.f.)Sw.10
Chenopodium rubrumRed GoosefootChenopodiaceae 20
Chrysothamnus graveolensRubber RabbitbrushAsteraceae or CompositaeC. nauseosus graveolens. (Nutt.)Piper. Bigelovia graveolens.00
Chrysothamnus nauseosusRubber RabbitbrushAsteraceae or Compositae 12
Cistus albidusRock RoseCistaceae 10
Cistus creticusRock Rose, Cretan rockroseCistaceaeC. creticus. C. polymorphus. C. villosus creticus.22
Cistus salviifoliusRock Rose, Salvia cistus, Sage Leaf Rock RoseCistaceae 10
Clematis columbianaRock ClematisRanunculaceae 01
Cleome serrulataRocky Mountain BeeplantCapparidaceaeCleome integrifolia. Peritoma integrifolia.31
Coriaria myrtifoliaRedoulCoriariaceae 00
Cornus asperifolia drummondiiRoughleaf DogwoodCornaceaeC. drummondii. C.A.Mey.00
Cornus rugosaRound-Leaved DogwoodCornaceaeC. circinata. L'Hér. Swida rugosa.01
Cornus sericeaRed Osier Dogwood, Western dogwoodCornaceaeC. alba non L. C. stolonifera. Michx. Swida stolonifera. Thelycrania stolonifera.22
Cotinus coggygriaSmoke Tree, European smoketree, Venetian Sumac, Wig Tree, Smoke TreeAnacardiaceaeRhus coggygria. R. cotinus.11
Crataegus lobulataRed HawRosaceae 22
Crataegus mollisRed Haw, Downy hawthornRosaceaeC. coccinea mollis.42
Crataegus reverchoniiReverchon's HawthornRosaceae 22
Crataegus rivularisRiver HawthornRosaceae 22
Crithmum maritimumRock SamphireApiaceae or UmbelliferaeCachrys maritima.12
Dacrydium cupressinumRimu, New zealand red pinePodocarpaceae 20
Dalbergia oliveriRedwoodFabaceaeDalbergia laccifera Laness. Dalbergia prazeri Prain00
Daucus pusillusRattlesnake Weed, American wild carrotApiaceae or Umbelliferae 22
Delphinium nudicauleRed Larkspur, LarkspurRanunculaceae 01
Digitalis ferrugineaRusty FoxgloveScrophulariaceaeD. aurea.02
Dioscoreophyllum cumminsiiSerendipity Berry, Guinea potatoMenispermaceaeRhopalandria cumminsii Stapf, Rhopalandria lobata C.H.Wright, Dioscoreophyllum jollyanum Pierre ex D40
Drepanostachyum falcatumRingalPoaceae or GramineaeArundinaria falcata. Bambusa gracilis. B. falcata. Chimonobambusa falcata. (Nees.)Nakai.20
Empetrum eamesiiRockberry, Purple crowberryEmpetraceae 20
Enchylaena tomentosaRuby SaltbushChenopodiaceae 21
Epilobium latifoliumRiver BeautyOnagraceaeChamaenerion latifolium. (L.)T.Fries.&Lance.32
Eriogonum atrorubensRed Wild Buckwheat, Red buckwheatPolygonaceae 10
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