Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'a', listed by common name. Click a 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
Aconite Eranthis hyemalis
Adam's needle Yucca filamentosa
African Bermuda grass Cynodon incompletus
African blackwood, Mpingo, used to be classified as African ebony Dalbergia melanoxylon
African daisy Arctotis
African lovegrass Eragrostis curvula
African marigold, Aztec marigold Tagetes erecta
African olive Olea africana
African violet Saintpaulia
Agapanthus, African lily Agapanthus africanus
Agapanthus, African blue lily, African lily Agapanthus africanus
Ageratum Ageratum
Ageratum, Floss flower Ageratum
Agrimony Agrimonia
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus
Alder buckthorn Rhamnus frangula
Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum
Alexandra palm, King palm Ptycosperma alexandrae
Aloe vera, Barbados aloe Aloe
Aloe vera Aloe vera
Alpine Auricula Primula auricula
Alpine azalea, Trailing azalea Loiseleuria procumbens
Alpine Cat's tail Phleum alpinum
Alpine foxtail Alopecurus borealis
Alpine lady's mantle, Lady's mantle Alchemilla alpina
Alpine meadow grass Poa alpina
Alpine poppy, Dwarf poppy, Poppy Papaver alpinum
Alpine poppy, Rhaetian Alps poppy, Dwarf poppy, Poppy Papaver alpinum
Alpine rush Juncus alpinoarticulatus
Alpine squill Scilla bifolia
Alpine strawberry, Woodland strawberry Fragaria versca
Alpine wallflower Erysimum alpinum
Alum root Heuchara micranthus
Alum root Heuchera
Alum root Heuchera cylindrica
Alyssum Alyssum
Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum Alyssum maritimum
Alyssum Alyssum saxatile
Alyssum, Basket of gold Alyssum saxatile
Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum Alyssum maritimum
Amaranthus, Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel flower Amaranthus
Amaranthus, 'Love-lies-bleeding, Tassel flower Amaranthus caudatus
Amaryllis Amaryllis
Amaryllis Hippeastrum
American Beech Fagus grandifolia
American blue-eyed grass Sisyrinchium montanum
American fox sedge Carex vulpinoidea
American Garlic Allium unifolium
American lime, Basswood Tilia americana
American mahonia, Mahonia, Oregan grape Mahonia aquifolium
American Marram Ammophila breviligulata
American needle grass Stipa neesiana
American pondweed Potamogeton epihydrus
American skink cabbage Lysichiton americanus
American slough grass Beckmannia syzigachne
American Trout Lily Erythronium revolutum
Anemone, Windflower Anemone blanda
Anemone Anemone coronaria
Anemone Anemone x hybrida
Anemone, Windflower Anemone x hybrida
Anemone Anemone multifida
Angel's tears Brugmansia suaveolens
Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet Brugmansia aurea
Angel's trumpets, Datura Brugmansia arborea
Angular Solomon's-seal Polygonatum odoratum
Annual beard grass Polypogon monspeliensis
Annual meadow grass Poa annua
Annual vernalgrass Anthoxanthum aristatum
Antwerp hollyhock, Fig-leaved hollyhock, hollyhock Alcea ficifolia
Apothecary's rose, old red damask, red rose of Lancaster, crimson damask rose., French rose Rosa gallica
Apple Malus domestica
Apple mint, Mint, Round-leaved mint Mentha rotundiflora
Apple mint, Round-leaved mint, Woolly mint Mentha suaveolens
Apple, Orchard apple Malus domestica
Aquilegia, Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris
Argentinian vervain Verbena bonariensis
Arrow bamboo Pseudosasa japonica
Arrowhead Sagittaria sagittifolia
Artemisia, Western mugwort Artemisia ludoviciana
Arum lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
Ash Fraxinus
Ash, Common Ash Fraxinus excelsior
Asian birch Betula utilis
Asian firethorn Pyracantha rogersiana 'Flava'
Asian mahonia, Mahonia Mahonia japonica
Asian Skunk-cabbage Lysichiton camtschatcensis
Asparagus, Garden asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis
Aspen Populus tremula
Aster Aster
Aster Aster cordifolius
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
Astilbe Astilbe
Aubergine, Egg plant Solanum melongena
Aubrieta, Aubrietia, Rock cress Aubrieta
Aubrietia, Rock cress Aubrieta deltoidea
Aunt eliza Crocosmia paniculata
Australian tree fern, Cooper's tree fern, Tree fern Cyathea cooperi
Australian tree fern, Rough tree fern, Tree fern Cyathea australis
Austrian Copper Rosa foetida
Austrian pine Pinus nigra
Austrian Yellow Rosa foetida
Autumn crocus Crocus nudiflorus
Autumn daffodil, Winter daffodil Sternbergia lutea
Autumn Fern, Japanese painted fern Dryopteris erythrosora
Autumn lady's tresses Spiranthes spiralis
Autumn squill Scilla autumnalis
Avens Geum
Avens Geum coccineum
Avens, Geum Geum
Awned Canary grass Phalaris paradoxa
Azalea Azalea
Azalea Rhododendron
Azoricus thyme Thymus caespititius

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