Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'm', 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)
Macleaya microcarpa Plume poppy
Magnolia campbelli Magnolia
Magnolia wilsonii Magnolia
Magnolia x loebneri Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana Magnolia
Mahonia Mahonia
Mahonia aquifolium American mahonia, Mahonia, Oregan grape
Mahonia aquifolium Holly-leaved barberry
Mahonia japonica Asian mahonia, Mahonia
Mahonia lomariifolia Mahonia
Mahonia nervosa dwarf Oregon grape
Mahonia x media Mahonia
Maianthemum bifolium May lily
Malus Crab Apple
Malus coronaria Crab apple, American crab apple
Malus domestica Apple
Malus domestica Apple, Orchard apple
Malus domestica Bramley apple
Malus domestica Cox apple
Malus floribunda Japanese flowering crab apple, Purple chokeberry, Showy crab apple
Malus hupehensis Crab apple
Malus macromalus Crab apple
Malus sargentii Crab apple
Malus sylvestris Crab apple, Wild crab, Apple
Malus toringo Crab apple
Malus tschonoskii Crab apple
Malus x robusta Crab apple
Malva Mallow
Malva alcea Greater musk mallow, Hollyhock mallow, vervain mallow
Malva moschata Musk mallow
Malva moschata White muskmallow
Malva sylvestris Common mallow, Field mallow
Malva verticillata Crisp mallow
Marasmius oreades Fairy ring champignon
Marrubium vulgare Horehound
Matteuccia struthiopteris Fern
Matthiola Stock
Matthiola bicornis Night-scented stock
Meconopsis x sheldonii Blue poppy, Himalayan poppy
Melianthus major Honey bush
Melica nutans Mountain melick
Melica uniflora Wood melick
Melilotus officinalis Yellow melilot
Melissa officinalis Lemon balm
Mentha Chocolate mint
Mentha Corsican mint
Mentha Lemon mint
Mentha Lime mint
Mentha Mint
Mentha aquatica Water mint, Fish mint
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal, Mint
Mentha requienii Corsican mint, Spanish mint
Mentha rotundiflora Apple mint, Mint, Round-leaved mint
Mentha spicata Spearmint
Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan', Moroccan mint Moroccan mint
Mentha suaveolens Apple mint, Round-leaved mint, Woolly mint
Mentha suaveolens Pineapple mint, variegated apple mint, variegated round-leaved mint
Mentha x gentilis Ginger mint
Mentha x gracilis Ginger mint
Mentha x piperita Orange Mint, Eau De Cologne Mint
Mentha x piperita Peppermint, Black peppermint
Mentha x smithiana Red mint
Mentha x villosa Bowles mint
Mentha × piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate' Chocolate mint, Chocolate peppermint
Menyanthes trifoliata Bogbeam
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum
Mespilus germanica Medlar, Common medlar
Metasequoia Dawn redwood
Mibora minima Early sandgrass
Milium effusum Wood millet
Milium vernale Early millet
Miltonia Pansy orchid
Mimulus Monkey flower
Mimulus Monkey flower, Monkey musk
Mimulus Monkey musk, Monkey flower
Miscanthus sinensis Zebra grass
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus Compactus' Dwarf zebra grass
Molinia caerulea Purple moor grass, Blue moor grass
Monarda Bergamot
Monarda citriodora Lemon mint, Lemon beebalm
Monarda didyma Bergamot
Monarda didyma Bergamot, Bee balm
Morus Mulberry
Morus alba White mulberry
Morus nigra Black mulberry
Musa basjoo Banana, Japanese banana
Musa ensete Ethiopian banana
Musa ensete Ethiopian banana, false banana
Musa ensete Red-leaved banana
Muscari armenaicum Grape hyacinth, Blue muscari
Muscari botryoides Compact grape hyacinth
Muscari comosum Tassel grape hyacinth
Muscari neglectum Grape hyacinth
Myosotis Forget-me-not
Myosotis palustris Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica Variegated forget-me-not
Myosotis variegatus Variegated forget-me-not, forget-me-not
Myriophyllum propium Water milfoil
Myrrhis odorata Sweet cicely
Myrtus Myrtle
Myrtus communis Common myrtle, Myrtle
Myrtus tarentina Myrtle (small leaf)

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