Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'e', listed by scientific/botanical (Latin) name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with botanic / latin names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by common name.

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Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower
Echinacea purpurea North American daisy, Rudbeckia, Coneflower
Echinochloa crus-galli Cockspur
Echinops ritro Thistle, Globe Thistle
Echinops sphaerocephalus Globe Thistle
Echinopsis Sea Urchin Cactus, Desert cactus
Echinopsis scopulicola Sea Urchin Cactus
Echium pininana Vipers bugloss
Echium vulgare Vipers bugloss
Egeria densa Large-flowered Waterweed
Eichhornia crassipes Water hyacinth
Elaeagnus pungens Elaeagnus
Elaeagnus pungens Elaeagnus, Eleagnus
Elaeagnus x ebbingei Elaeagnus
Eleocharis acicularis Needle spike rush
Eleocharis austriaca Northern spike rush
Eleocharis multicaulis Many-stalked spike rush
Eleocharis palustris Common spike rush
Eleocharis parvula Dwarf spike rush
Eleocharis quinqueflora Few-flowered spike rush
Eleocharis uniglumis Slender spike rush
Eleogiton fluitans Floating club rush
Elodea callitrichoides South American waterweed
Elodea canadensis Canadian pond weed
Elodea canadensis Canadian waterweed, Canadian pond weed
Elodea crispa Pond weed
Elodea nuttallii Nuttall's waterweed
Elymus caninus Bearded couch
Elytrigia atherica Sea couch
Elytrigia juncea Sand couch
Elytrigia repens Common couch
Epimedium grandiflorum Barrenwort
Epimedium x versicolor Barrenwort
Epipactis atrorubens Dark red helleborine
Epipactis helleborine Broad-leaved helleborine
Epipactis leptochila Narrow-lipped helleborine
Epipactis palustris Marsh helleborine
Epipactis phyllanthes Green-flowered helleborine
Epipactis purpurata Violet helleborine
Epipactis youngiana Young's helleborine
Epipogium aphyllum Ghost orchid
Epostoa lanata Cactus
Equisetum arvense Mare's tail
Equisetum hyemale Horsetail
Equisetum telmateia The horsetail tree
Eragrostis Love grass
Eragrostis Lovegrass
Eragrostis curvula African lovegrass
Eragrostis minor Small lovegrass
Eranthis hyemalis Aconite
Eranthis hyemalis Winter aconite
Eremurus Foxtail lilies
Eremurus robustus Foxtail lily, King's spear
Erica arborea Tree heather
Erica tetralix Crossleaf Heath
Erieron karvinskianus Mexican daisy
Erigeron Fleebane
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat
Eriocaulon aquaticum Pipewort
Eriophorum angustifolium Common cottongrass
Eriophorum gracile Slender cottongrass
Eriophorum latifolium Broad-leaved cottongrass
Eriophorum vaginatum Hare's-tail cottongrass
Eruca sativa Salad rocket, Rocket, garden rocket, arugula
Eruca vesicaria Salad rocket
Eryngium agavifolium Sea holly
Eryngium bourgatii Sea holly
Eryngium giganteum Miss Willmott's Ghost, Asian sea holly
Eryngium giganteum Sea holly
Erysimum Wallflower
Erysimum Wallflower, Perennial wallflower
Erysimum alpinum Alpine wallflower
Erythronium californicum Dog's tooth violet
Erythronium dens-canis Dog's tooth violet
Erythronium kondo Dog's tooth violet
Erythronium revolutum American Trout Lily
Eschscholzia californica California poppy
Espostoa lanata Cactus
Eucalyptus Gum tree, Ironbark
Eucalyptus glaucescens Eucalyptus
Eucomis comosa Pineapple plant, Pineapple lily
Euonymus Spindle tree
Euonymus europaeus Spindle tree, Spindle
Euonymus japonicus Japanese euonymus
Eupatorium purpureum Purple Joe-pye weed, Joe Pye weed, Purple boneset
Euphorbia Euphorbia
Euphorbia Milkweed
Euphorbia Spurge, Euphorbia
Euphorbia amygdaloides Euphorbia, Mrs Robb's Bonnet
Euphorbia amygdaloides Spurge, Euphorbia, Milkweed
Euphorbia characias Spurge, Euphorbia
Euphorbia corallioides Coral spurge
Euphorbia cornigera Euphorbia
Euphorbia dulcis Euphorbia
Euphorbia griffithii Spurge, Euphorbia
Euphorbia lathyris Euphorbia
Euphorbia mellifera Honey spurge
Euphorbia milii Crown of thorns
Euphorbia palustris Milkweed, Euphorbia, Spurge
Euphorbia polychroma Milkweed
Euphorbia polychroma Spurge, Euphorbia
Euphorbia pulcherrima Poinsettia
Euphorbia robbiae Wood spurge
Euphorbia sikkimensis Euphorbia
Exochorda x macrantha Pearl bush

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