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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Capparis spinosaCaper,Common Caper, Caper Bush23
Capsicum annuumSweet Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper43
Capsicum baccatumLocoto, Aji33
Capsicum frutescensTabasco Pepper, Cayenne pepper34
Capsicum pubescensTree Pepper, Rocoto33
Cirsium vulgareCommon Thistle, Bull thistle, Dodder, Boar Thistle, Bull Thistle21
Cynoglossum officinaleHound's Tongue, Gypsyflower12
Linaria canadensisBlue Toadflax01
Orobanche fasciculataCancer Root, Clustered broomrape12
Philadelphus lewisiiMock Orange, Lewis' mock orange01