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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Acorus calamusSweet Flag - Calamus34
Agave americanaAgave, American century plant33
Agave parryiCentury Plant, Parry's agave, Mescal31
Agave utahensis discretaCentury Plant31
Agave utahensis eborispinaCentury Plant31
Albuca canadensisSlime Lily, Albuca10
Albuca majorSlime Lily10
Alcea roseaHollyhock32
Amaranthus mangostanus 20
Amaranthus tricolorChinese Spinach, Joseph's-coat, Fountain Plant, Tampala , Summer Poinsettia31