Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 's', 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)
Saintpaulia African violet
Salicornia fragilis Yellow glasswort
Salix alba White willow
Salix alba vitellina Willow
Salix caprea Willow, Pussy willow
Salix daphnoides Violet willow
Salix helvetica Swiss willow
Salvia Bog sage
Salvia Golden sage, Sage
Salvia Meadow sage, meadow clary
Salvia Narrow-leaved sage
Salvia Painted sage
Salvia Purple sage, Sage
Salvia Sage, common sage
Salvia Salvia
Salvia Sapphire sage, Sage, Hummingbird sage, Anise scented sage
Salvia Silver sage
Sambucus Elder
Sambucus nigra Elder
Sanguisorba minor Salad burnet
Santolina chamaecyparissus Cotton lavender
Santolina chamaecyparissus Cotton lavender, Lavender cotton
Sarcococca Winter flowering honeysuckle
Satureja montana Winter savory
Satureja spicigera Creeping savory
Schizostylis coccinea Kaffir lily
Schoenoplectus Zebra Grass
Sedum Stonecrop
Sedum Stonecrop, Ice plant
Sedum acre Biting stonecrop, Common stonecrop
Sedum spectabile Ice plant
Sedum x rubrotinctum Christmas cacti
Sempervivum Houseleek
Senecio cineraria Cineraria
Senecio jacobaea Stinking nanny, Ragwort, Cankerwort
Senecio x hybridus Cineraria
Silene latifolia White campion
Silybum marianum Milk thistle
Solanum jasminoides Potato vine
Solanum melongena Aubergine, Egg plant
Solanum pseudocapsicastrum Winter Cherry
Soleirolia soleirolii syn. Helxine soleirolii Baby's tears, Mind-your-own business
Solenostemon Coleus
Solidago Golden rod
Sophora Kowhai
Sorbus Sorbus
Sorbus aucuparia Mountain ash
Sorbus aucuparia Rowan
Spathiphyllum Peace lily
Spinacia oleracea Spinach
Spinacia oleracea Spinach, Summer Spinach
Spiraea x arguta Bridal wreath
Stachys affinis Chinese artichoke, Artichoke
Stachys officinalis Red betony
Staphylea colchica Bladder nut
Stenocereus marginatus Mexican fencepost cactus
Sternbergia lutea Autumn daffodil
Stipa Giant stipas, Ornamental grass
Stipa arundinacea Pheasant grass, Ornamental grass
Stipa gigantea Ornamental grass
Stipa tenuissima Feather grass, Ornamental grass
Streptocarpus Cape primrose
Succisa pratensis Devil's bit scabious
Symphytum Comfrey
Syringa Lilac
Syringa meyeri Lilac

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