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Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Asclepias asperulaAntelope Horns, Spider milkweed, Trailing Milkweed21
Asclepias ovalifoliaOval-leaf milkweed20
Asclepias pumilaLow Milkweed, Plains milkweed21
Asclepias quadrifoliaFourleaf Milkweed22
Asclepias syriacaCommon Milkweed, Silkweed, Milkweed32
Asclepias viridifloraGreen Milkweed, Green comet milkweed32
Ballota acetabulosa 00
Ballota pseudodictamnus 00
Eriophorum angustifoliumCotton Grass, Tall cottongrass21
Eriophorum gracileCotton Grass, Slender cottongrass20