Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'l', 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)
Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Lactuca sativa var. longifolia Lettuce
Lamiac├Že Dead nettle
Lamium Dead nettle
Lamium orvala Dead nettle
Lathyrus Sweet pea
Lathyrus odoratus Sweet pea
Laurus nobilis Bay
Lavandula French Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea' syn. Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Pink' Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia alba Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula dentate Fringed Lavender
Lavandula Helmsdale Lavender
Lavandula intermedia Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula lanata Woolley Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula lanata x Woolley Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula latifolia Spike lavender
Lavandula pinnata syn. Lavandula cristiana Lavender
Lavandula stoechas French Lavender
Lavandula stoechas alba French Lavender
Lavandula stoechas pedunculata French Lavender
Lavandula viridis Green Lavender
Lavandula x intermedia syn. Lavandula x allardii Lavender
Lavatera Lavatera
Lepidium sativum Cress
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye daisy
Levisticum officinale Lovage
Leymus arenarius syn. Elymus arenarius Lyme grass
Ligustrum ovalifolium Privet
Lilium Lily
Linaria Cymbalaria Pennywort
Linaria purpurea Purple toadflax
Linum perenne Flax
Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet gum
Liriodendron tulipfera Tulip tree
Liriope muscari Lilyturf
Livistona chinensis Chinese Fan Palm
Lobelia Lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower, Lobelia
Loiseleuria procumbent Alpine Azalea
Lonicera caprifolium Honeysuckle, Perfoliate honeysuckle
Lonicera fragrantissima Honeysuckle
Lonicera nitida Chinese honeysuckle, Poor man's box
Lonicera periclymenum Honeysuckle, Common honeysuckle, Woodbine
Lonicera pileata Privet honeysuckle
Lunaria annua Honesty
Lupinus Lupin
Luzula maxima syn. L. sylvatica Greater woodrush
Luzula nivea Snowy woodrush
Luzula sylvatica Greater woodrush
Lychnis flos-cuculi Ragged robin
Lycopersicum esculentum Tomato
Lysimachia ephemerum Loosestrife
Lysimachia nummularia Crepping jenny
Lysimachia punctata Loosestrife

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