Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'C', 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
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
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

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