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Index of Common Names: S
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies albaSilver Fir, Christmas Tree Fir, European Silver Fir, SilverPinaceaeA. pectinata. A. picea.23
Abies fraseriShe Balsam, Fraser fir, Southern Balsam FirPinaceaePinus fraseri.13
Abies lasiocarpaSubalpine Fir, Alpine FirPinaceaeA. subalpina. Pinus lasiocarpa.22
Abies religiosaSacred FirPinaceaeA. hirtella. Pinus religiosa.01
Abies sachalinensisSakhalin FirPinaceaeA. veitchii sachalinensis00
Abies sibiricaSiberian FirPinaceae 01
Abronia fragransSnowball Sand VerbenaNyctaginaceaeA. speciosa.21
Abronia latifoliaSand Verbena, Coastal sand verbenaNyctaginaceaeA. arenaria.20
Abutilon vitifolium MalvaceaeSida vitifolia. Cav. Corynabutilon vitifolium.30
Acacia concinnaShikakai, Soap-PodFabaceaeAcacia hooperiana Zipp. ex Miq. Acacia philippinarurn Benth. Acacia poilanei Gagnep. Acacia polyceph21
Acacia farnesianaSweet Acacia, Perfume Acacia, HuisacheFabaceae or Leguminosae 22
Acacia longifoliaSydney Golden Wattle, AcaciaFabaceae or LeguminosaeMimosa longifolia.30
Acacia retinodesSwamp Wattle, Water wattleFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Acer pseudoplatanusSycamore, Great Maple, Scottish Maple, Planetree MapleAceraceae 21
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple, River Maple, Soft MapleAceraceaeA. dasycarpum. A. eriocarpum.31
Acer saccharumSugar Maple, Florida Maple, Hard Maple, Rock MapleAceraceaeA. saccharinum. (Non L.)42
Acer truncatumShantung Maple, Purpleblow MapleAceraceae 10
Achillea ptarmicaSneeze-Wort, SneezeweedAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Achillea sibiricaSiberian YarrowAsteraceae or CompositaeA. alpina. L. A. mongolica. Fisch.11
Aciphylla squarrosaSpeargrassApiaceae or Umbelliferae 20
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - CalamusAraceaeCalamus aromaticus34
Acourtia microcephalaSacapelloteAsteraceae or CompositaePerezia microcephala.01
Actinidia polygamaSilver VineActinidiaceaeA. volubilis. (Sieb.&Zucc.)Planch. Trochostigma polygama. Sieb.&Zucc.42
Adenophora strictaSha Shen, LadybellsCampanulaceae 21
Aesculus flavaSweet Buckeye, Yellow buckeyeHippocastanaceaeAe lutea. Ae octandra.40
Agalinis tenuifoliaSlenderleaf False FoxgloveScrophulariaceaeGerardia tenuifolia.01
Agave sisalanaSisalAsparagaceaeAgave amaniensis Trel. & Nowell Agave rigida sisalana (Perrine) Engelm. Agave segurae D.Guillot & P.22
Agriophyllum squarrosumSand RiceChenopodiaceae 10
Albizia lebbeckSiris Tree, Woman's Tongue, East Indian WalnutFabaceaeAcacia lebbeck (L.) Willd. Acacia macrophylla Bunge Acacia speciosa (Jacq.) Willd. Albizia latifolia12
Albuca amboensisSlime LilyHyacinthaceae 20
Albuca canadensisSlime Lily, AlbucaHyacinthaceae 10
Albuca majorSlime LilyHyacinthaceae 10
Allium brevistylumShortstyle OnionAlliaceae 32
Allium cepa ascalonicumShallotAlliaceaeA. ascalonicum.53
Allium flavumSmall Yellow Onion, Ornamental OnionAlliaceae 22
Allium sativum ophioscorodonSerpent GarlicAlliaceae 55
Allium validumSwamp Onion, Pacific onionAlliaceae 32
Alnus maritimaSeaside Alder, Beach AlderBetulaceae 00
Alnus rugosaSpeckled AlderBetulaceaeA. incana rugosa. (Duroi.)Clausen.02
Alnus serrulataSmooth Alder, Hazel alderBetulaceaeBetula serrulata.02
Alnus sinuataSitka AlderBetulaceaeA. viridis sinuata. (Reg.)Love.&Love.11
Alopecurus aequalisShortawn Foxtail, Sonoma shortawn foxtailPoaceae or GramineaeA. fulvus.11
Amaranthus blitumSlender Amaranth, Purple amaranthAmaranthaceaeA. blitum. L.41
Amaranthus dubiusSpleen AmaranthAmaranthaceae 20
Amaranthus graecizansSpreading Pigweed, Mediterranean amaranthAmaranthaceae 20
Amaranthus spinosusSpiny AmaranthAmaranthaceae 23
Amelanchier alnifoliaSaskatoon, Saskatoon serviceberry, ServiceberryRosaceaeAronia alnifolia.52
Amelanchier obovalisSouthern Juneberry, Coastal serviceberryRosaceaeMespilus canadensis obovalis.30
Amelanchier ovalisSnowy Mespilus, Dwarf Garden ServiceberryRosaceaeA. rotundifolia. (Lam.)Dum-Cours. A. vulgaris. Crataegus rotundifolia. Mespilus amelanchier.20
Anagallis arvensisScarlet PimpernelPrimulaceae 22
Angophora cordifoliaSmooth-Barked AppleMyrtaceaeA. costata. Domin. A. lanceolata.01
Annona muricataSour SopAnnonaceaeAnnona bonplandiana Kunth Annona cearaensis Barb.Rodr. Annona macrocarpa Werckl? Guanabanus muricatu43
Annona squamosaSugar Apple, Sweetsop, Custard AppleAnnonaceaeAnnona asiatica L. Annona biflora Mo?. & Sess? Annona cinerea Dunal Annona forskahlii DC. Guanabanus52
Anthoxanthum odoratumSweet Vernal GrassPoaceae or Gramineae 22
Antirrhinum majusSnapdragon, Garden snapdragonScrophulariaceae 11
Apium prostratumSea Celery, Prostrate marshwortApiaceae or Umbelliferae 30
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading DogbaneApocynaceae 02
Aquilegia brevistylaSmallflower columbineRanunculaceae 21
Aralia schmidtiiSakhalin SpikenardAraliaceae 20
Arbutus unedoStrawberry TreeEricaceae 42
Arctostaphylos stanfordianaStanford's manzanita, Rincon manzanitaEricaceae 30
Arenga pinnataSolitary Sugar PalmArecaceaeArenga gamuto Merr. Arenga griffithii Seem. ex H.Wendl. Arenga saccharifera Labill. ex DC. Borassus41
Aristolochia rotundaSnakerootAristolochiaceae 02
Armeria maritimaSea Thrift, Thrift seapink, California seapink, Interior seapink, Siberian sea thriftPlumbaginaceaeA. elongata. A. vulgaris. Statice armeria. S. maritima.11
Artemisia abrotanumSouthernwoodAsteraceae or CompositaeArtemisia altissima Ehrh. ex DC. International Compositae Alliance ILDIS IOPI New Yo13
Artemisia filifoliaSand Sage, Sand sagebrushAsteraceae or Compositae 02
Artemisia laciniataSiberian wormwoodAsteraceae or Compositae 10
Artemisia maritimaSea WormwoodAsteraceae or CompositaeSeriphidium maritimum. (L.)Soják.12
Artemisia schmidtianaSagebrush, Silvermound, Wormwood, MugwortAsteraceae or Compositae 10
Artemisia tridentataSage Brush, Big sagebrush, Bonneville big sagebrushAsteraceae or CompositaeSeriphidium tridentatum. (Nutt.)W.A.Weber.32
Arthrocnemum fruticosumGlasswortChenopodiaceaeSalicornia fruticosa. L.10
Arthropodium minusSmall Vanilla LilyAsphodelaceae 20
Artocarpus mariannensisSeeded breadfruit, Marianas breadMoraceaeSaccus mariannensis Kuntze Unresolved43
Asarum canadenseSnake Root, Canadian wildginger, Canada Wild Ginger, Wild GingerAristolochiaceae 33
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed, Swamp Butterfly Weed, Marsh MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 32
Asclepias speciosaShowy MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 32
Asparagus racemosusShatavariAsparagaceae 35
Asperula cynanchicaSquinancy WortRubiaceae 01
Asplenium ceterachScale FernPolypodiaceaeCeterach officinarum. DC.02
Aster tripoliumSea AsterAsteraceae or Compositae 21
Astragalus boeticusSwedish CoffeeFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Astragalus diphysusSpecklepod Milkvetch, Freckled milkvetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeA. lentignosus diphysus. (Gray.)M.E.Jones.30
Atriplex argenteaSilvery Orach, Silverscale saltbush, Stalked saltbushChenopodiaceae 22
Atriplex argentea expansaSilverscale SaltbushChenopodiaceaeA. expansa. S. Wats.20
Atriplex confertifoliaShadscale, Shadscale saltbushChenopodiaceaeA. jonesii. Obione confertifolia.41
Atriplex glabriusculaScotland orache, Maritime saltbush, Frankton's saltbush, Northeastern saltbushChenopodiaceae 20
Atriplex halimusSea Orach, SaltbushChenopodiaceae 51
Atriplex patulaSpreading Orach, Spear saltbushChenopodiaceae 31
Atriplex saccariaSack SaltbushChenopodiaceae 20
Aucuba japonicaSpotted Laurel, Japanese laurel, Japanese Gold Dust TreeAucubaceae 11
Avena barbataSlender OatPoaceae or Gramineae 20
Avena sterilisSterile Oats, Animated oatPoaceae or Gramineae 30
Banksia marginataSilver BanksiaProteaceae 20
Bassia scopariaSummer Cypress, BurningbushChenopodiaceaeChenopodium scoparia. Kochia scoparia. (L.)Schrad. K. trichophila.22
Beckmannia eruciformisSloughgrassPoaceae or GramineaeB. syzigachne. (Steud.)Fern.20
Berberis aggregataSalmon BarberryBerberidaceaeB. geraldi32
Bergenia cordifoliaSiberian-tea, Pigsqueak, Heartleaf BergeniaSaxifragaceae 00
Bergenia crassifoliaSiberian TeaSaxifragaceaeB. bifolia. Saxifraga crassifolia.20
Berula erectaCutleaf WaterparsnipApiaceae or UmbelliferaeSium erectum. Huds. S. angustifolium. L.11
Beta vulgaris altissimaSugar BeetChenopodiaceaeB. vulgaris rapa.42
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