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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Acorus gramineusGrass-leaved Sweet Rush, Japanese Sweet Flag, Dwarf Sweet Flag33
Alisma canaliculatum 10
Alisma plantago-aquaticaGreat Water Plantain, ZE-XIE, European water plantain, American water plantain, Northern water plan13
Anemopsis californicaYerba Mansa22
Aponogeton distachyosWater Hawthorn, Cape pondweed20
Azolla filiculoidesAzolla, Pacific mosquitofern00
Beckmannia eruciformisSloughgrass20
Brasenia schreberiWater Shield32
Butomus umbellatusFlowering Rush30