Common plant names.

Below is a list of names of plants listed by common name. Click the letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with common names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by botanic name.

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Table: List of common names of plants along with their botanic/latin name equivalent.
Common name Botanic name
Adam's needle Yucca filamentose syn. Hesperoyucca
African daisy Arctotis
African ebony Dalbergia melanoxylon
African marigold Tagetes erecta
African olive Olea africana
African violet Saintpaulia
Agapanthus, African lily Agapanthus africanus
Ageratum, Floss flower Ageratum
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
Aloe vera, Barbados aloe Aloe
Alpine Azalea Loiseleuria procumbent
Alpine lady's mantle, Lady's mantle Alchemilla alpina
Alpine poppy, Poppy Papaver alpinum
Alpine strawberry, Strawberry Fragaria versca
Alpine wallflower Erysimum alpinum
Alum root Heuchara micranthus
Alum root Heuchera cylindrica
Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum Alyssum maritimum syn. Lobularia maritima
Alyssum, Basket of gold Alyssum saxatile compactum syn. Aurinia saxatilis
Amaranthus, Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel flower Amaranthus
Amaryllis Amaryllis
American mahonia, Mahonia, Oregan grape Mahonia aquifolium
Anemone, Windflower Anemone blanda
Anemone, Windflower Anemone x hybrida
Anemone Anemone multifida
Angel's trumpets, Datura Brugmansia arborea
Apothecary's rose, old red damask, red rose of Lancaster, crimson damask rose., French rose Rosa gallica officinalis
Apple Malus domestica
Apple mint, Mint, Round-leaved mint Mentha rotundiflora syn. M. suaveolens
Arum lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
Asian mahonia, Mahonia Mahonia japonica
Asparagus, Garden asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Aster Aster
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster cordifolius
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster ericoides
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster lateriflorus
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster novae-angliae
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster novi-belgii
Aster, Michaelmas daisy Aster x frikartii
Astilbe Astilbe
Aubergine, Egg plant Solanum melongena
Aubrieta, Aubrietia, Rock cress Aubrieta
Austrian Copper Rosa
Austrian pine Pinus
Austrian Yellow Rosa
Autumn daffodil Sternbergia lutea
Avens Geum chiloense
Avens Geum coccineum
Azalea Rhododendron
Baby's tears, Mind-your-own business Soleirolia soleirolii syn. Helxine soleirolii
Bamboo Phyllostachys
Bamboo Pleioblastus auricoma syn. P. viridistriatus, Arun
Barberry Berberis darwinii
Barrenwort Epimedium x versicolor
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Basil, Purple leafed basil Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens
Basil, Common sweet basil Ocimym basilicum
Bay Laurus nobilis
Bear's Breeches Acanthus spinosus
Bearded iris Iris
Bedstraw Galium
Beech Fagus sylvatica
Beetroot Beta vulgaris
Begonia Begonia
Bell pepper Capsicum annuum
Bellflower, Clustered bellflower Campanula glomerata
Bellflower, Campanula Campanula poscharskyana
Berberis, Barberry Berberis thunbergii
Bergamot, Bee balm Monarda didyma
Bergamot Monarda didyma
Birch Betula
Birch Betula ermanii x B. Pubescens
Bird cherry Prunus padus
Bithynian vetch Vicia bithynica
Biting stonecrop, Common stonecrop Sedum acre
Black pine Pinus
Black turf lily, Ornamental grass Ophiopogon planiscapus
Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia fulgida
Black-stemmed bamboo, Bamboo Phyllostachys
Blackberry, Bramble Rubus thibetanus
Blackberry, Bramble Rubus tricolor
Blackcurrant, Currant Ribes nigrum
Blackthorn, Sloe Prunus spinosa
Bladder nut Staphylea colchica
Bleeding heart, Dicentra Dicentra
Bleeding heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra Dicentra spectabilis
Blue holly, Holly Ilex x meserveae
Blue iris Iris
Blue phlox Phlox divaricata
Blue poppy, Himalayan poppy Meconopsis x sheldonii
Blue yucca Yucca rigida
Bog primula Primula
Bog sage Salvia
Bogbeam Menyanthes trifoliate
Borecole, Curly greens, Curly kale Brassica oleracea var. acephala
Boston ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Box Buxus
Box elder Acer negundo
Brass buttons Cotula coronopifolia
Bridal wreath Francoa appendiculata
Bridal wreath Spiraea x arguta
Bristol onion, Round-headed leek Allium sphaerocephalon
Bristol rock-cress Arabis scabra
Broad bean Vicia faba
Broad bean Vicia faba
Broad-leaf thyme Plectranthus amboinicus
Broad-leaved sorrel Rumex acetosa
Broadleaf Griselinia littoralis
Broccoli, Calabrese Brassica oleracea var. botrytis
Broccoli Brassica oleracea var. botrytis
Brooklime Veronica beccabunga
Brussels sprout Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera
Buckler-leaved sorrel Rumex scutatus
Buddleia Buddleja
Buddleja Buddleja
Bugbane Cimicifuga simplex
Bugle Ajuga reptans
Busy lizzie Impatiens walleriana
Busy lizzie Impatiens omeiana
Busy lizzie Impatiens
Buttercup Ranunculus
Buttercup Ranunculus hederaceous
Cabbage, Earliana Brassica oleracea Capitata
Cabbage Brassica oleracea Capitata
Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. sabauda
Cabbage, Red Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. sabauda
Cabbage Brassica oleracea var. sabauda
Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage Brassica rapa var. pekinensis
Cabbage rose, Provence rose Rosa
Cactus Epostoa lanata
Cactus Parodia formosa
Calabrese , Brocolli Brassica olerancea var. botrytis
California poppy Eschscholzia californica
Camellia Camellia
Camellia Camellia x williamsii
Campanula, Canterbury Bell, Cup and Saucer Campanula
Campanula Campanula
Canadian pond weed, Pond oxygenator Elodea canadensis
Canary date palm, Patio palm Phoenix canariensis
Candelabra primula, Primula Primula
Candytuft Iberis
Canna lily Canna
Cape primrose Streptocarpus
Cardinal flower, Lobelia Lobelia cardinalis
Cardoon, Artichoke, Globe artichoke Cynara cardunculus
Cardoon, Artichoke, Cardoon Cynara cardunculus
Carrot Daucus carota ssp. sativus
Catmint Nepeta
Catmint Nepeta x faassenii
Cauliflower Brassica olerancea var. botrytis
Ceanothus, Californian lilac Ceanothus
Ceanothus Ceanothus
Celeriac, Turnip-rooted celery Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
Celery Apium graveolens var. dulce
Celosia Celosia
Century plant, American aloe Agave americana
Chamomile, Dog fennel Anthemis
Chamomile, Lawn chamomile Chamaemelum nobile
Cherry Prunus
Cherry, Wild bird cherry, sweet cherry, gean Prunus avium
Cherry, Wild bird cherry, sweet cherry Prunus avium
Cherry Prunus subhirtella
Cherry Prunus x yedoensis
Cherry, Sweet cherry Prunus
Chicory Cichorium
Chicory Cichorium intybus
Chilean lantern tree Crinodendron hookerianum
Chilli Capsicum anuum
China rose Rosa
Chinese artichoke, Artichoke Stachys affinis
Chinese cabbage, Cabbage Brassica rapa var. pekinensis
Chinese Fan Palm Livistona chinensis
Chinese honeysuckle, Poor man's box Lonicera nitida
Chinese rhubarb Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum
Chinese wisteria, Chinese kidney bean Wisteria
Chive Allium sphaerocephalon
Chocolate mint Mentha
Chocolate vine Akebia quinata
Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa
Christmas cacti Sedum x rubrotinctum
Christmas rose Helleborus niger
Chusan palm, Hardy Windmill Palm, Windmill Palm, Palm Trachycarpus fortunei
Cineraria Senecio x hybridus
Cineraria Senecio cineraria
Clematis Clematis
Clematis Clematis alpina
Clematis Clematis alpina var. ochotensis
Clematis Clematis armandii
Clematis Clematis cartmanii
Clematis Clematis cirrhosa balearica
Clematis Clematis heracleifolia
Clematis Clematis lanuginose
Clematis Clematis macropetala
Clematis Clematis montana
Clematis Clematis orientalis
Clematis Clematis rehderiana
Clematis Clematis tangutica
Clematis Clematis texensis
Clematis Clematis triternata
Clematis Clematis viticella
Climbing corydalis Corydalis
Cockscomb Celosia cristata
Coconut palm, Coconut Cocos nucifera
Coleus Solenostemon
Colorado spruce Picea pungens
Columbine, Aquilegia Aquilegia
Columbine, Granny's bonnet, Aquilegia Aquilegia vulgaris
Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris
Columbine Aquilegia bertolonii
Columbine Aquilegia scopulorum
Columbine Aquilegia fragrans
Columbine Aquilegia alpina
Columbine Aquilegia chrysantha
Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris var. stellata
Comfrey Symphytum
Common box, Box Buxus sempervirens
Common box Buxus sempervirens
Common fennel, Fennel, Giant fennel Foeniculum vulgare
Common fig, Fig, Edible fig Ficus carica
Common German flag Iris
Common hyssop Hyssopus officinalis
Common laurustinus Viburnum tinus
Common oak, Oak, Englis oak Quercus robur
Common spotted orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Common thyme, Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Common yellow day lily, yellow day-lily Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
Coneflower, North American daisy, Rudbeckia Echinacea purpurea syn. Rudbeckia purpurea
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea syn. Rudbeckia purpurea
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea syn. Rudbeckia purperea
Coneflower Rudbeckia
Coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia hirta
Convolvulus Convolvulus cneorum
Convolvulus Ipomoea purpurea
Copper beech, Beech, Purple beech Fagus sylvatica purpurea
Coral flower Heuchera 'Firefly' syn. H. 'Leuchtkäfer'
Cordyline Cordyline indivisa
Coreopsis Coreopsis
Coriander Coriandrum sativum
Corkscrew rush Juncus effusus f. spiralis
Corn cockle Agrostemma githago
Corn marigold Chrysanthemum segetum
Corn poppy, Common poppy, Poppy Papaver rhoeas
Cornflower Centaurea cyanus
Corsican mint Mentha
Corsican pine Pinus
Cosmos Cosmos
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster splendens
Cotton lavender, Lavender cotton Santolina chamaecyparissus
Cotton lavender Santolina chamaecyparissus
Courgette, Zucchini Cucurbita pepo
Courgette, Zucchini Cucurbita pepo
Cow parsley Anthriscus sylvestris
Cowslip Primula veris
Crab apple Malus
Crab apple Malus floribunda
Crab apple Malus hupehensis
Cranesbill, Geranium, hardy geranium Geranium robertianum
Creeping dogwood Cornus canadensis
Creeping savory Satureja spicigera
Crepping jenny Lysimachia nummularia
Cress Lepidium sativum
Crocosmia, Montbretia Crocosmia
Crocus Crocus pulchellus
Crocus Crocus tommasinianus
Crown imperial Fritillaria imperialis
Crown of thorns Euphorbia milli
Cucumber Cucumis sativus
Curly wood sage, Wood sage, wood germander Teucrium scorodonia
Curry plant, Helichrysum Helichrysum italicum syn. H. angustifolium
Cyclamen Cyclamen
Cyclamen Cyclamen coum
Cyclamen, Ivy-leaved cyclamen Cyclamen hederifolium
Cyclamen Cyclamen persicum
Daffodil Narcissus
Daffodil, Dwarf daffodil Narcissus
Dahlia Dahlia
Daisy bush Olearia macrodonta
Daisy bush Olearia nummulariifolia
Damson Prunus domestica subsp. insititia
Damson Prunus insititia
Daylily Hemerocallis
Daylily, Flava daylily Hemerocallis flava syn. H. liloasphodelus
Dead nettle Lamiacæe
Dead nettle Lamium
Dead nettle Lamium orvala
Dear-horn cactus Aloe
Delphinium Delphinium
Delphinium Delphinium
Devil's bit scabious Succisa pratensis
Dianthus, Carnation, pink Dianthus
Dianthus, Carnation, pink Dianthus barbatus
Dianthus, Carnation, pink Dianthus scardicus
Dicentra Dicentra eximia
Dicentra Dicentra formosa
Dog rose Rosa
Dog's-tooth violet Erythronium dens-canis
Dog's-tooth violet Erythronium californicum
Dogwood, Red barked dogwood Cornus alba
Dogwood Cornus alternifolia
Dogwood Cornus kousa var. chinensis
Dogwood Cornus sanguinea
Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Double daisy Bellis perennis
Drumstick Primula, Primula Primula denticulata
Dwarf broad bean Vicia faba
Dwarf fan palm Chamaerops humilis
Dwarf gunnera Gunnera manicata
dwarf Oregon grape Mahonia nervosa
Dwarf pine, Pine, Mountain pine, Swiss mountain pine Pinus mugo
Dwarf pine, Mountain pine, Swiss mountain pine Pinus
Dwarf runner bean, Runner bean Phaseolus vulgaris
Early purple sprouting broccoli Brassica oleracea italica
Elaeagnus, Eleagnus Elaeagnus pungens
Elaeagnus, Eleagnus Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Elder Sambucus
Elder Sambucus nigra
Elephant ears Bergenia
Elm Ulmus
English iris Iris
English plantain, Ribwort plantain, ribleaf Plantago lanceolata
Ethiopian banana, false banana Musa ensete syn. Ensete ventricosum
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus glaucescens
Euphorbia Euphorbia
Euphorbia, Mrs Robb's Bonnet Euphorbia amygdaloides var. robbiae
Euphorbia Euphorbia cornigera
Euphorbia Euphorbia dulcis
Euphorbia Euphorbia griffithii
Euphorbia Euphorbia lathyris
Euphorbia Euphorbia sikkimensis
Euphorbia, Milkweed Euphorbia amygdaloides
Evening primrose Oenothera
Evergreen oak Quercus ilex
False acacia, Locust Robinia pseudoacacia
False castor oil Fatsia
False castor-oil plant, Japanese aralia Fatsia japonica syn. Aralia japonica, Aralia siebo
False holly Osmanthus heterophyllus
False privet, Hardy olive, green olive, Jasmine box Phillyrea latifolia
Feather grass, Ornamental grass Stipa tenuissima
Fennel, Florence fennel, Sweet Fennel Foeniculum vulgare
Fern Dryopteris
Fern Dryopteris wallichiana
Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris
Fern Polystichum setiferum
Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium
Field maple Acer campestre
Fig-leaved hollyhock, Hollyhock Alcea ficifolia
Fire flower Tecomaria capensis
fish-pole bamboo, golden bamboo Phyllostachys
Flag Iris, Sweet flag Acorus calamus
Flame creeper Tropaeolum speciosum
Flat-leaf parsley Petroselinum crispum hortense
Flax Linum perenne
Fleebane Erigeron
Florists' cineraria Pericallis x hybrida
Flowering currant Ribes sanguineum
Flowering rush Butomus umbellatus
Foam flower Tiarella cordifolia
Forget-me-not Myosotis palustris
Forget-me-not Myosotis sylvatica
Forget-me-not Myosotis sylvatice
Forsythia Forsythia
Forsythia Forsythia x intermedia
Fox and cubs Pilosella aurantiaca
Foxglove Digitalis
Foxglove Digitalis grandiflora
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Foxglove Digitalis x mertonensis
Foxglove Digitalis purperea
Foxglove tree, Princess tree Paulownia tomentosa syn. P. imperialis
Foxtail lily Eremurus
Foxtail lily, King's spear Eremurus robustus
French Lavender, Lavender Lavandula
French Lavender Lavandula stoechas
French Lavender Lavandula stoechas alba
French Lavender Lavandula stoechas pedunculata
French marigold Tagetes patula
French tarragon Artemisia dracunculus var sativa
Fringe cups Tellima grandiflora
Fringed Lavender Lavandula dentate
Fritillary Fritillaria persica
Fuchsia Fuchsia
Fuchsia Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsia, Lady's eardrops Fuchsia magellanica
Full moon maple Acer japonicum
Full moon maple, Japanese maple Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' syn. A. japonicum 'Aureum'
Full moon maple, Japanese maple Acer shirasawanum
Garland flower Daphne cneorum
Garlic Allium sativum
Gay feathers Liatris spicata
Geranium, Bush geranium Geranium
Geranium Geranium
Geranium, Cranesbill Geranium
Geranium Geranium clarkei
Geranium Geranium endressii
Geranium, Hardy geranium, mourning widow Geranium phaeum
Geranium Geranium phaeum
Geranium Pelargonium
Germander Teucrium fruticans
Geum Geum
Giant honeysuckle Lonicera hildebrandiana
Giant stipas, Ornamental grass Stipa
Ginger lily Hedychium
Ginger mint Mentha x gentilis
Gladioli Gladiolus
Gladioli Gladiolus communis subsp. Bysantinus
Globe artichoke Cynara scolymus
Globe artichoke, Artichoke Cynara scolymus
Globeflower Trollius chinensis
Globeflower Trollius cultorum
Glory lily Gloriosa superba
Glory-of-the-Snow Chionodoxa forbesii
Glory-of-the-Snow Chionodoxa luciliae
Godetia Clarkia
Golden hop Humulus lupulus
Golden Kingcups Caltha palustris
Golden male fern Dryopteris affinis
Golden Rain Laburnum
Golden rod Solidago
Golden sage, Sage Salvia
Golden yew, English yew, yew Taxus baccata
Gooseberry Ribes uva-crispa
Granny's bonnet, Columbine, Aquilegia Aquilegia vulgaris
Grape, Vine Vitis vinifera
Grape Vitis vinifera
Grape hyacinth, Blue muscari Muscari armenaicum
Great sundew Drosera anglica
Great white cherry Prunus
Greater woodrush Luzula maxima syn. L. sylvatica
Greater woodrush Luzula sylvatica
Greek basil, Bush basil, basil Ocimum minimum
Green alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens
Green Lavender Lavandula viridis
Greengage Prunus domestica subsp. italica
Grey sage brush Atriplex halimus
Guensey lily, Bowden Cornish lily Nerine bowdenii
Guernsey lily, Jersey lily Nerine
Guernsey lily Nerine sarniensis
Gunnera Gunnera manicata
Hard fern Blechnum spicant
Hardy fuchsia Fuchsia magellanica
Hart's-tongue fern Asplenium scolopendrium
Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort Astrantia
Hattie's pincushion, Masterwort Astrantia major
Hawkweed Oxtongue, Hawkweed Picris hieracioides
Hawthorn, Thorn Crataegus monogyna
Hazel Corylus avellana
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Hebe Hebe
Hebe Hebe parviflora angustifolia
Hebe Hebe rakaiensis
Hebe Hebe pinguifolia
Helichrysum Helichrysum petiolare syn. Petilatum
Helichrysum Helichrysum petiolare
Herb paris Paris polyphylla syn. Daiswa polyphylla
Herb-Robert Geranium robertianum
Hibiscus Hibiscus
Holly Ilex
Holly, Common holly Ilex aquifolium
Holly-leaved barberry Mahonia aquifolium
Hollyhock Alcea rosea syn. Althaea rosea
Honesty Lunaria annua
Honey spurge Euphorbia mellifera
Honeybush Melianthus major
Honeysuckle, Perfoliate honeysuckle Lonicera caprifolium
Honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissima
Honeysuckle, Common honeysuckle, Woodbine Lonicera periclymenum
Hop Humulus lupulus
Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
Hornwort Ceratophyllum demersum
Horse chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
Horseradish Armoracia rusticana, syn. Cochlearia armoracia
Horsetail Equisetum hyemale
Hosta , Funkia, Plantain lily Hosta
Hosta, Gold edged plantain Hosta fortunei
Hosta , Golden fortune plantain Hosta fortunei albopicta
Hosta Hosta
Hosta, Tall cluster plantain Hosta
Hosta, Wavy plantain lily Hosta
Houseleek Sempervivum
Hydrangea Hydrangea
Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophyllia
Hypoestes, Polka-dot Plant, Baby's Tears, Freckle Face Hypoestes phyllostachya
Ice plant Sedum spectabile
Indian bean tree Catalpa bignonioides
Indian horse chestnut Aesculus indica
Indian mallow Abutilon
Indian shot plant Canna indica
Iris Iris
Iris Iris germanica
Iris Iris graminea
Iris, Yellow flag iris Iris pseudacorus
Iris Iris pseudacorus
Iris Iris reticulata
Iris Iris sibirica
Iris Iris unguicularis
Iris Iris
Iris, Bearded iris Iris
Italian chicory, Radicchio Cichorium intybus
Italian cypress, Cypress Cupressus sempervirens
Ivy, Canary Island ivy, Variegated ivy Hedera canariensis syn. H. algeriensis
Ivy, Persian ivy Hedera colchica
Ivy Hedera helix
Ivy-leafed geranium, Geranium Pelargonium
Ivy-leaved toadflax Cymbalaria muralis
Jacob's ladder Polymonium caeruleum var. lacteum
Japanese anemone, Windflower Anemone x hybrida
Japanese banana Musa basjoo
Japanese euonymus Euonymus japonicus
Japanese iris Iris
Japanese maple Acer palmatum
Japanese maple Acer 'Senkaki' syn. Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'
Japanese painted fern Athyrium nippon var. pictum
Japanese painted fern Dryopteris erythrosora
Japanese parsley, mitsuba, Chinese celery Oenanthe javanica
Japanese primula Primula sieboldii
Japanese snowball bush Viburnum plicatum
Japanese spotted laurel Aucuba japonica
Japanese white pine Pinus parviflora
Jasmine, Jessamine, Common jasmine Jasminum officinale
Jerusalem artichoke, Artichoke Helianthus tuberosus
Joe Pye weed Eupatorium purpureum
Kaffir lily Schizostylis coccinea
Kale Brassica oleracea Acephala Group
Kale, Borecole Brassica oleracea Acephala Group
Kentia palm Howea forsteriana
Knotweed Persicaria amplexicaulis syn. Polygonum amplexicau
Knotweed Polygonum affine syn. Bistorta affine, Persicaria
Knotweed Persicaria
Kohl rabi Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes
Kowhai Sophora
Lady fern Athyrium filix-femina
Lady garlic Rocambole
Lady's bedstraw Galium verum
Lady's mantle Alchemilla mollis
Lady's smock, Cuckoo flower Cardamine pratensis
Larkspur Consolida
Lavatera Lavatera
Lavender Lavandula
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia alba
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea' syn. Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Pink'
Lavender Lavandula Helmsdale
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula intermedia
Lavender Lavandula pinnata syn. Lavandula cristiana
Lavender Lavandula x intermedia syn. Lavandula x allardii
Lavender Lavandula x intermedia
Lawson cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Leatherleaf sedge Carex buchananii
Lebanese oak tree Quercus libani
Leek Allium ampeloprasum syn. Allium porrum
Leek, Colonna Allium ampeloprasum syn. Allium porrum
Leek Allium ampeloprasum syn. Allium porrum
Lemon balm Melissa officinalis
Lemon mint, Lemon beebalm Monarda citriodora
Lemon thyme, Thyme Thymus x citriodorus
Lemon verbena Aloysia citrodor
Lenten rose Helleborus orientalis
Leopard's bane Doronicum
Leopard's bane Doronicum orientale
Lesser periwinkle Vinca major
Lesser periwinkle Vinca minor
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Lettuce Lactuca sativa var. longifolia
Leyland cypress, Leylandii x Cupressocyparis leylandii
Lilac Syringa
Lilac Syringa meyeri
Lily Lilium
Lily of the valley Helleborus corsicus
Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria
Lilyturf Liriope muscari
Lime mint Mentha
Lobelia Lobelia
Long yellow day lily, Citron daylily Hemerocallis citrina
Loosestrife Lysimachia ephemerum
Loosestrife Lysimachia punctata
Loosestrife Lysimachia
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica
Lords and Ladies, Cuckoo pint Arum italicum
Lords and Ladies, Cuckoo pint Arum maculatum
Lovage Levisticum officinale
Love grass Eragrostis
Love-in-a-mist Nigella damascena
Lundy cabbage Coincya wrightii
Lungwort Pulmonaria saccharata
Lungwort pulmonaria
Lupin Lupinus
Lyme grass Leymus arenarius syn. Elymus arenarius
Magnolia Magnolia campbelli
Magnolia Magnolia wilsonii
Magnolia Magnolia x loebneri
Magnolia Magnolia x soulangeana
Mahonia Mahonia lomariifolia
Mahonia Mahonia x media
Mahonia Mahonia
Maidenhair spleenwort Asplenium trichomanes
Male fern Dryopteris filix-mas
Mallow Malva
Maple Acer brilliantissimum
Maple Acer
Mare's tail Hippuris vulgaris
Marguerite, Paris daisy, Margauerite daisy Argyranthemum
Marigold Tagetes
Marigold Tagetes Zenith
Marigold, Pot Calendula officinalis
Marrow, Courgette Cucubita pepo conv. Giromontina
Marrow Cucubita pepo conv. Giromontina
Marsh mallow Althaea
Marsh marigold Caltha palustris
Masterwort Astrantia maxima
Meadow buttercup Ranunculus acris citrinus
Meadow cranesbill Geranium pratense
Meadow rue Thalictrum
Meadow saffron Colchicum
Meadow sage, meadow clary Salvia
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Medlar, Common medlar Mespilus germanica
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum
Mexican fencepost cactus Stenocereus marginatus
Mexican orange blossom, Choisya Choisya ternata
Mexican sunflower Tithonia rotundifolia
Milk parsley Peucedanum palustre
Milk thistle Silybum marianum
Milkweed, Spurge, Euphorbia Euphorbia amygdaloides
Milkweed, Euphorbia, Spurge Euphorbia palustris
Milkweed Euphorbia polychroma
Miller Abutilon Abutilon
Millet Pennisetum glaucum
Mimosa Acacia dealbata
Mock orange Philadelphus coronarius
Monkey flower Mimulus
Monkey flower, Monkey musk Mimulus
Monkey puzzle, Chile pine Araucaria araucana
Monterey pine Pinus radiata
Morning glory Ipomoea tricolor
Morning glory Ipomoea
Moth Orchid Phalaenopsis
Mountain ash Sorbus aucuparia
Mountain pine, Dwarf pine Pinus mugo
Mountain pine Pinus mugo
Mouse-ear hawkweed Hieracium pilosella
Mulberry Morus
Mullein Verbascum
Mullein Verbascum olympicum
Musk rose Rosa
Myrtle Myrtus communis
Narrow-leaved sage Salvia
Nasturtium Tropaeolum
Navelwort Omphalodes cappadocica
Nemesia Nemesia
Nettle-leaved goosefoot Chenopodium murale
New Zealand flax Phormium
New Zealand Sedge Carex
Nicotiana, Tobacco plant Nicotiana
Normandy sorrel Rumex scutatus
Norway maple Acer platanoides
Norway maple, Red maple, Soft maple Acer platanoides f. Rubrum
Norway spruce, Common spruce Picea abies
Old man cactus Cephalocereus senilis
Onion, Ornamental onion Allium
Onion Allium cepa
Onion, Ornamental onion Allium hollandicum
Onion Allium
Orchid Dendrobium
Orchid Oncidium
Orchid Orchidaceae
Orchid Vanda
Oregano, Majoram, Wild marjoram Origanum vulgare
Oriental poppy, Poppy Papaver orientale
Oriental poppy Papaver orientale
Oriental poppy, Poppy Papaver orientale syn. P. bracteatum
Ornamental blackberry Rubus biflorus
Ornamental grass Acorus gramineus
Ornamental grass Carex flagellifera
Ornamental grass Carex ornithopoda Variegata
Ornamental grass Carex oshimensi syn. C. morrowii
Ornamental grass, Golden fescue Festuca
Ornamental grass Festuca glauca
Ornamental grass Imperata cylindrica
Ornamental grass Miscanthus sinensis
Ornamental grass Stipa gigantea
Ornamental grass Cyperus involucratus
Ornamental kiwi fruit, Variegated-leaf hardy kiwi Actinida kolomikta
Ornamental pepper, Capsicum Capsicum annuum
Ornamental quince, Japonica Chaenomeles speciosa
Ornamental quince Chaenomeles speciosa
Ornamental raspberry Rubus odoratus
Oshima cherry Prunus speciosa
Ox-eye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
Pagoda primrose Primula
Painted sage Salvia
Pale St John's wort Hypericum montanum
Palm Ptycosperma species
Pansy, Violet Viola
Pansy Viola wittrockiana
Pansy, Winter flowering pansy Viola x wittrockiana
Pansy orchid Miltonia
Paper bark cherry Prunus serrula
Paper-bark maple Acer griseum
Parsley Petroselinum crispum var. crispum
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Pasque flower Pulsatilla vulgaris
Passion flower Passiflora
Pea Pisum sativum
Peace lily Spathiphyllum
Pear Pyrus communis
Pennyroyal, Mint Mentha pulegium
Pennywort Linaria Cymbalaria
Penstemon Penstemon
Peony Paoenia
Peony Peony
Pepper, Capsicum Capsicum
Peppermint Mentha x piperita
Perennial forget-me-knot Brunnera macrophylla
Persian Ironwood Parrotia persica
Peruvian Apple, Cactus Cereus peruvianus
Peruvian Lilies Alstroemeria Hybrids
Petticoat palm Washingtonia filifera
Petunia Petunia
Petunia Petunia
Pheasant grass, Ornamental grass Stipa arundinacea
Phlox Phlox bifida
Pickerel weed Pontederia cordata
Pieris Pieris japonica
Pine Pinus
Pineapple mint Mentha
Pink, Carnation, Dianthus Dianthus
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboldiana
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboliana var. elegans
Plum Prunus domestica
Plum, Golden gage Prunus domestica
Poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima
Polyanthus Primula
Polypody, Common polypody Polypodium vulgare
Pond weed, Pond oxygenator Elodea crispa syn. Lagarosiphon major
Poppy Papaver
Poppy Papaver nudicaule
Poppy, Opium poppy Papaver somniferum
Poppy Papaver somniferum
Portuguese laurel Prunus lusitanica
Pot marigold, Marigold Calendula
Pot marigold Calendula officinalis
Potato vine Solanum jasminoides
Primrose, Primula Primula vulgaris
Primula Primula
Primula Primula bulleyana
Primula Primula japonica
Primula Primula prolifera
Primula Primula secundiflora
Primula Primula auricula
Primula Primula sieboldii
Privet Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet honeysuckle Lonicera pileata
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo
Purple iris Iris
Purple sage, Sage Salvia
Purple toadflax Linaria purpurea
Purple toadflax Linaria
Purple-leaved plum Prunus pissardii
Purslane, common purslane, pigweed, pursley Portulaca oleracea
Pyracantha Pyracantha
Quaking grass Briza media
Quamash Camassia leichtlinii caerulea
Queen of the prairie Filipendula rubra
Radish Raphanus sativus
Ragged robin Lychnis flos-cuculi
Rain lily, Windflower Zephyranthes candida
Ramanas rose Rosa
Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Red barked dogwood Cornus alba
Red betony Stachys officinalis
Red hot poker, Torch lily Kniphofia
Red hot poker Kniphofia
Red hot poker Kniphofia rooperi
Red hot poker Kniphofia uvaria
Red maple Acer rubrum
Red-leaved banana Musa ensete syn. Ensete ventricosum
Regal pelargonium, Geranium Pelargonium
Rhododendron Rhododendron
Rhododendron Rhododendron macareanum
Rhododendron Rhododendron schlippenbachii
Rhododendron Rhododendron sinogrande
Rhododendron Rhododendron yakushimanum
Rhubarb Rheum palmatum
Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia Aubrieta
Rock rose Cistus
Rock rose Cistus x purpureus
Rock samphire, samphire, sea fennel Crithmum maritimum
Rosa mundi, French rose Rosa mundi
Rosa mundi, Rose Rosa gallica
Rose Rosa
Rose, Shrub rose Rosa
Rose Rosa davidii
Rose Rosa rubrifolia
Rose Rosa rugosa
Rose Rose
Rose Rosa
Rose of sharon, Aaron's Beard Hypericum calycinum
Rosebud cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Rough tree fern Cyathea australis
Round-leaved mint Mentha suaveolens syn M. x rotundifolia
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Royal fern Osmunda regalis
Ruby chard Beta vulgaris (Cida group)
Rue Ruta graveolens
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Russian sage Perovskia
Sage, common sage Salvia
Sainfoin Onobrychis viciifolia
Salad burnet Sanguisorba minor
Salad rocket, Rocket, garden rocket, arugula Eruca sativa
Salvia Salvia
Sapphire sage, Sage, Hummingbird sage, Anise scented sage Salvia
Scotch rose, Burnet rose" Rosa
Scots pine Pinus sylvestris
Scottish primrose Primula scotica
Sea buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea holly Eryngium agavifolium
Sea holly Eryngium bourgatii
Sea holly, Miss Wilmott's ghost Eryngium giganteum
Sea holly Eryngium giganteum
Sea kale Crambe maritima
Sea thrift Armeria maritima
Sea Urchin Cactus, Desert cactus Echinopsis
Sedge, Great pond sedge Carex riparia
Sedge Cyperus alternifolius
Self heal Prunella vulgaris
Sensitive fern Onoclea sensibilis
Shallot Allium cepa Aggregatum
Shetland mouseear Cerastium nigrescens
Shirley poppy, Poppy Papaver rhoeas
Shiso, perilla Perilla frutescens var crispa
Shrubby horehound Ballota acetabulosa
Shrubby ragwort Brachyglottis
Silk tassel bush Garrya elliptica
Silver birch Betula pendula
Silver sage Salvia
Silver thyme, Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Sily wisteria Wisteria
Smoke bush Cotinus coggygri
Snake's head fritillary Fritillaria meleagris
Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus
Sneezeweed Helenium
Snow in summer Cerastium tomentosum
Snowdrop, Snow piercers Galanthus
Snowdrop, Snow piercers Galanthus nivalis
Snowdrop Galanthus
Snowdrop tree Halesia moticola
Snowy Mespilus, Serviceberry Amelanchier lamarckii
Snowy woodrush Luzula nivea
Solomon's seal Polygonatum multiflorum
Solomon's seal Polygonatum x hybridium
Sorbus Sorbus
Sour cherry, Cheery, The cooking cherry Prunus
Southern beech Nothofagus dombeyi
Southernwood, Sagebrush Artemisia abrotanum
Spanish iris Iris
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Spike lavender Lavandula latifolia
Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Spinach, Summer Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Spindle Tree Euonymus europaeus
Spleenwort Asplenium
Spotted head fritillaries Fritillaria meleagris
Spring cabbage, Cabbage Brassica oleracea Capitata
Spring onion Allium cepa
Spring pea, Bitter vetch Lathyrus
Spurge, Euphorbia Euphorbia characias
Spurge, Euphorbia Euphorbia polychroma
Squash Cucurbita
Stag's horn sumach Rhus typhina
Star jasmine Trachelospermum jasminoides
Stars of Persia Allium cristophii
Steel blue oat grass, Ornamental grass Helictotrichon sempervirens
Stinking hellebore, Stinkwort, Dungwort Helleborus foetidus
Stinking iris, Roast-beef plant Iris foetidissima
Stinking nanny, Ragwort, Cankerwort Senecio jacobaea
Stock Matthiola
Stonecrop Sedum
Stonecrop, Ice plant Sedum
Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Strawberry tree Arbutus unedo
Strawflower Helichrysum bracteatum
Sulphur clover Trifolium ochroleucum
Sunflower Helianthus
Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Sunflower Helianthus atrorubens
Sunflower Helianthus salicifolius
Swede, Rutabaga Brassica napus subsp. rapifera
Sweet briar rose Rosa
Sweet corn, Maize Zea mays
Sweet flag Acorus calamus
Sweet gum Liquidambar styraciflua
Sweet pea Lathyrus
Sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus
Sweet rocket Hesperis matronalis
Sweet William Dianthus barbatus
Swiss chard, Seakale beet Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens
Swiss chard, Spinach beet Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens
Swiss willow Salix helvetica
Sycamore Acer pseudoplantanus
Tall bearded iris Iris
Tamarisk Tamarix tetranda
Tasteless water-pepper Polygonum laxiflorum
Tazetta narcissi, Daffodil, Dwarf daffodil Narcissus
The horsetail tree Equisetum telmateia
The red-leaved rose Rosa glauca
The tropical fern Pteridium esculentum
The White Rose of York Rosa
Thistle Cirsium rivulare
Thorn tree Acacia robusta
Thyme Thymus serphyllum
Thyme Thymus
Tickseed Coreopsis tinctoria
Tobacco plant, Nicotiana Nicotiana
Tomato Lycopersicum esculentum
Tormentil Potentilla erecta
Tower mustard Arabis glabra
Tree fern Cyathea cooperi syn. Alsophila sphaeropteris
Tree fern Dicksonia antarctica
Tree fern Cyathea cunninghamii
Tree heath Erica arborea
Triling Abutilon Abutilon
Tropical tea tree Carmona
Tufted hair grass, Wavy hair grass Deschampsia
Tulip Tulipa
Tulip Tulipa batalinii
Tulip Tulipa sylvestris
Tulip Tulipa tarda
Tulip Tulipa turkestanica
Tulip tree Liriodendron tulipfera
Turfted sedge Carex elata
Turkish iris Iris
Turnip Brassica rapa var. rapa
Umbrella pine, Stone pine Pinus
Umbrella plant Darmera peltata syn. Peltiphyllum peltatum
Variegated bamboo, Bamboo Pleioblastus variegatus
Variegated flag iris Acorus calamus
Variegated forget-me-not, Forget-me-not Myosotis variegatus
Variegated Hebe, hebe Hebe x franciscana
Varnish Tree Rhus verniciflua
Verbena Verbena bonariensis
Verbena Verbena
Viburnum Viburnum carlesii
Viburnum Viburnum x juddii
Viburnum Viburnum macrocephalum
Vietnamese coriander, Vietnamese mint Persicaria
Violet Viola
Violet Viola tricolor
Violet, Viola Viola
Violet willow Salix daphnoides
Virginia creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia
Wall-spray Cotoneaster horizontalis
Wallflower Cheiranthus cheiri
Wallflower Erysimum
Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
Water lettuce Pistia stratiotes
Water lily, Waterlily Nymphaea
Water lily, Waterlily Nymphaeas alba
Water milfoil Myriophyllum propium
Water mint, Mint Mentha aquatica
Water plantain Alisma plantago-aquatica
Weeping Fig Ficus benjamina
Weeping Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna Pendula
Weeping pear, Willow-leaved pear Pyrus salicifolia
Welsh onion, Japanese bunching onion Allium fistulosum
Western Coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia
Western red ceder Thuja plicata
White barked birch Betula
White campion Silene latifolia
White willow Salix alba
Whorl-grass Catabrosa aquatica
Wild garlic, Ransoms, wood garlic Allium ursinum
Wild ginger Asarum europaeum
Wild rocket Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Wild thyme, Thyme Thymus serpyllum
Willow Salix alba vitellina
Willow, Pussy willow Salix caprea
Windflower, Wood anemone, Anemone of Great Britain Anemone nemerosa
Winter aconite, Aconite Eranthis hyemalis
Winter Cherry Solanum pseudocapsicastrum
Winter flowering honeysuckle Sarcococca
Winter flowering iris, Algerian iris, Algerian winter iris Iris
Winter savory Satureja montana
Wintersweet Chimonanthus praecox
Wire-netting bush Corokia cotoneaster
Wisteria Wisteria
Witch hazel Hamamelis
Witch hazel Hamamelis mollis
Witch hazel Hamamelis x intermedia
Wood aster Aster divaricatus
Wood lily, Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Wood spurge Euphorbia robbiae
Woolley Lavender, Lavender Lavandula lanata
Woolley Lavender, Lavender Lavandula lanata x
Wormwood Artemisia
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium
Xanthium Xanthium orientale
Yard-long bean Vigna unguiculata sbsp. Sesquipedalis
Yarrow, Common yarrow, arrowroot, bloodwort, milfoil, nosebleed, snake's grass, woundwort, devil's nettle Achillea millefolium
Yellow glasswort Salicornia fragilis
Yellow rattle Rhinanthus major
Yellow winter jasmine Jasminum nudiflorum
Yucca Yucca floribunda
Yucca Yucca gloriosa
Yucca Yucca recurva
Zebra Grass Schoenoplectus
Zinnia Zinnia elegans

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