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Table 1 Aggregated freelist of wild food species gathered in the hill country east of Graz (n = 15)*

From: Organic farmers use of wild food plants and fungi in a hilly area in Styria (Austria)

Rank Item Frequency Percentage Average Rank
1 Cantharellus cibarius 12 80 5
2 Boletus edulis 12 80 5,5
3 Rubus subgenus Rubus spp. 11 73 4,727
4 Macrolepiota procera 11 73 7
5 Taraxacum sp. 10 67 6,8
6 Russula sp. 9 60 7,333
7 Fragaria vesca 9 60 5,444
8 Rubus idaeus 8 53 5,375
9 Urtica sp. 8 53 5,625
10 Vaccinium myrtillus 7 47 6,857
11 Castanea sativa 6 40 9
12 Sambucus nigra 5 33 3,2
13 Lactarius sect. Deliciosi 4 27 10
14 Bellis perennis 4 27 6,5
15 Juglans regia 3 20 9
16 Rumex sp. 2 13 4,5
17 Plantago lanceolata 2 13 2,5
18 Amanita rubescens 2 13 11
19 Allium ursinum 2 13 10
20 Prunus avium subsp. avium 2 13 12,5
21 Glechoma hederacea 2 13 8,5
22 Thymus sp. 2 13 8,5
23 Nasturtium sp. 1 7 7
24 Galium odoratum 1 7 7
25 Armoracia rusticana 1 7 11
26 Achillea sp. 1 7 1
27 Coprinus sp. 1 7 14
28 Stellaria media 1 7 14
29 Plantago major 1 7 3
30 Ramaria botrytis 1 7 17
31 Xerocomus badius 1 7 18
32 Lepidium sp. 1 7 19
33 Juniperus sp. 1 7 9
34 Prunus domestica subsp. Syriaca 1 7 11
35 Sorbus aucuparia 1 7 13
36 Viola sp. 1 7 14
37 Primula sp. 1 7 15
38 Agaricus sp. 1 7 7
39 Sparassis sp. 1 7 13
  1. *Coding of variables: Frequency: number of respondents listing the item; Percentage: percentage of respondents listing the item; Average Rank: average rank of the item in individual freelists;