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
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

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