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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Abies grandisGrand Fir, Giant Fir, Lowland White Fir22
Acacia aneuraMulga Acacia30
Adiantum capillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, Common maidenhair, Southern Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern, Venus's Hair Fe22
Agave utahensis discretaCentury Plant31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury Plant31
Anacamptis pyramidalisPyramidal Orchid21
Aralia hispidaBristly Sarsaparilla11
Arctostaphylos glaucaBigberry Manzanita22
Atriplex canescensGrey Sage Brush, Fourwing saltbush41
Banksia marginataSilver Banksia20