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Table 2 Distribution of wild plant knowledge in the GWT concerning five use categories (n = 433)

From: Intracultural variation of knowledge about wild plant uses in the Biosphere Reserve Grosses Walsertal (Austria)

Plant species Local Name Use category (in per cent of all respondents)
Food Drink Hmed* Vmed** Customs
Abies alba/Picea abies Tanne 46 15 27 4 17
Achillea millefolium agg. Schafgarbe 2 61 33 6 1
Alchemilla alpina Frauenmantel 1 81 46 6 3
Alchemilla vulgaris agg. Silbermantel 1 76 47 6 2
Arnica montana Arnika 2 23 74 14 1
Calendula officinalis Ringelblume 9 26 78 17 2
Hypericum perforatum Johanniskraut 3 31 65 13 3
Matricaria chamomilla Kamille 6 91 48 15 1
Mentha sp. Pfefferminze 14 91 28 3 0
Plantago lanceolata Spitzwegerich 10 46 46 6 1
Primula sp. Schlüsselblume 13 55 21 4 6
Rhododendron sp. Alpenrose 3 52 13 2 20
Rubus idaeus Himbeere 92 55 24 3 1
Salvia officinalis Salbei 20 76 52 5 2
Sambucus nigra Schwarzer Holunder 68 59 33 3 1
Taraxacum officinale agg. Löwenzahn 70 23 24 10 1
Thymus serphyllum agg. Wilder Thymian 32 26 33 4 2
Trifolium pratense Rotklee 18 25 11 11 1
Urtica dioica Brennnessel 40 84 43 9 1
Vaccinium myrtillus Heidelbeere 91 40 28 6 0
  1. *Hmed Human medicine, **Vmed Veterinary medicine.