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, Spring cabbage Brassica oleracea
Cabbage, Earliana Brassica oleracea
Cabbage Brassica oleracea
Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage Brassica oleracea
Cabbage, Red Cabbage Brassica oleracea
Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage Brassica rapa
Cabbage Brassica oleracea
Cabbage rose, Provence rose Rosa centifolia
Cactus Epostoa lanata
Cactus Espostoa lanata
Cactus Parodia formosa
California Brome Bromus carinata
California poppy Eschscholzia californica
Californian lilac Ceanothus
Camellia Camellia
Camellia Camellia x williamsii
Campanula Campanula
Campanula, Milky bellflower Campanula lactiflora
Canada thistle, Creeping thistle Cirsium arvense
Canadian arrowhead Sagittaria rigida
Canadian pond weed Elodea canadensis
Canadian waterweed, Canadian pond weed Elodea canadensis
Canary date palm, Patio palm Phoenix canariensis
Canary grass Phalaris canariensis
Candelabra primula, Primula Primula
Candelabra primula Primula bulleyana
Candelabra primula Primula chungensis
Candelabra primula Primula japonica
Candelabra primula Primula prolifera
Candytuft Iberis
Canna lily Canna
Canterbury Bell, Cup and Saucer Campanula
Cape Daisy, African Daisy Osteospermum
Cape Fuchsia Phygelius
Cape hyacinth Galtonia
Cape primrose Streptocarpus
Cape-pondweed Aponogeton distachyos
Caraway thyme Thymus herba-barona
Cardinal flower, Lobelia Lobelia cardinalis
Cardoon, Artichoke, Globe artichoke Cynara cardunculus
Cardoon, Artichoke, Cardoon Cynara cardunculus
Carnation sedge Carex panicea
Carrot Daucus carota
Carrot Daucus carota
Catmint Nepeta
Catmint Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'
Catmint Nepeta x faassenii
Caucasian lime, Crimean lime Tilia x euchlora
Caucasian snowdrop Galanthus caucasicus
Caulescent red-hot poker Kniphofia caulescens
Cauliflower Brassica oleracea
Cauliflower, Brocolli Brassica oleracea
Ceanothus, Californian lilac Ceanothus
Ceanothus Ceanothus
Ceanothus Ceanothus x delileanus
Ceanothus, Californian lilac Ceanothus arboreus
Ceanothus, Californian lilac Ceanothus x delileanus
Cedar, Lebanon Cedar, Cedar of Lebanon Cedrus libani
Celeriac, Turnip-rooted celery Apium graveolens
Celery Apium graveolens
Celosia Celosia argentea
Century plant, American aloe Agave americana
Chamomile, Dog fennel Anthemis
Chamomile, Lawn chamomile Chamaemelum nobile
Chasmanthe Chasmanthe bicolor
Cherry Prunus
Cherry, Wild bird cherry, sweet cherry, gean Prunus avium
Cherry, Sweet cherry Prunus avium
Cherry Prunus x yedoensis
Cherry laurel, Laurel Prunus laurocerasus
Cherry plum Prunus cerasifera
Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium
Chestnut rush Juncus castaneus
Chicory, Common chicory Cichorium intybus
Chilean iris Libertia formosa
Chilean lantern tree Crinodendron hookerianum
Chilean wine palm Jubaea chilensis
Chilli Capsicum
Chilli Capsicum anuum
China rose Rosa chinensis
Chinese artichoke, Artichoke Stachys affinis
Chinese broccoli Brassica oleracea
Chinese buttrercup Trollius chinensis
Chinese cabbage, Cabbage Brassica rapa
Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia
Chinese Fan Palm Livistona chinensis
Chinese fountain grass Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'
Chinese gooseberry, kiwi fruit Actinidia deliciosa
Chinese honeysuckle, Poor man's box Lonicera nitida
Chinese juniper Juniperus chinensis
Chinese meadow rue Thalictrum delavayi
Chinese rhubarb Rheum palmatum
Chinese sage Salvia miltiorrhiza 'BLBP 01' (Chinese sage)
Chinese white birch Betula albosinesnis
Chinese wisteria, Chinese kidney bean Wisteria sinensis
Chive Allium sphaerocephalon
Chives Allium schoenoprasum
Chocolate mint Mentha
Chocolate mint, Chocolate peppermint Mentha × piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate'
Chocolate vine Akebia quinata
Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa
Christmas box Sarcococca humilis
Christmas cacti, Pork and Beans Sedum x rubrotinctum
Christmas rose Helleborus niger
Christmas rose, Lenten rose Helleborus
Chusan palm, Hardy Windmill Palm, Windmill Palm, Palm Trachycarpus fortunei
Cineraria Senecio cineraria
Cineraria Senecio x hybridus
Clary sage Salvia sclarea
Clematis Clematis
Clematis Clematis alpina
Clematis Clematis x cartmanii
Clematis Clematis macropetala
Clematis Clematis montana
Clematis Clematis orientalis
Clematis Clematis rehderiana
Clematis Clematis tangutica
Clematis Clematis texensis
Clematis Clematis triternata
Clematis Clematis viticella
Clematis, Evergreen clematis Clematis armandii
Climbing corydalis Corydalis
Climbing fuchsia Fuchsia
Climbing hydrangea Hydrangea petiolaris
Close-headed alpine sedge Carex norvegica
Club sedge Carex buxbaumii
Cobra lily Chasmanthe aethiopica
Cobra Lily Darlingtonia californica
Cock's foot Dactylis glomerata
Cockscomb Celosia cristata
Cockspur Echinochloa crus-galli
Coconut palm, Coconut Cocos nucifera
Coleus Solenostemon
Colorado spruce Picea pungens
Columbine, Aquilegia Aquilegia
Columbine Aquilegia alpina
Columbine Aquilegia bertolonii
Columbine Aquilegia chrysantha
Columbine Aquilegia fragrans
Columbine Aquilegia scopulorum
Columbine Aquilegia vulgaris
Columbine, Aquilegia Aquilegia vulgaris
Columbine, Granny's bonnet, Aquilegia Aquilegia vulgaris
Comfrey Symphytum
Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
Common box Buxus sempervirens
Common box, Box Buxus sempervirens
Common broom, broom Cytisus scoparius
Common buckthorn, Purging buckthorn Rhamnus cathartica
Common Club Rush Schoenoplectus lacustris
Common cord grass Spartina anglica
Common cottongrass Eriophorum angustifolium
Common couch Elytrigia repens
Common duckweed Lemna minor
Common elder, Elder Sambucus nigra
Common English ivy Hedera helix
Common fennel, Fennel, Giant fennel Foeniculum vulgare
Common fig, Fig, Edible fig Ficus carica
Common German flag Iris germanica
Common Hogweed Heracleum sphondylium
Common Hollyhock Althaea rosea
Common hyssop Hyssopus officinalis
Common laurustinus Viburnum tinus
Common lime Tilia x vulgaris
Common mallow, Field mallow Malva sylvestris
Common morning glory, Convolvulus Ipomoea purpurea
Common myrtle, Myrtle Myrtus communis
Common pivet Ligustrum vulgare
Common reed Phragmites australis
Common rosemary, Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Common rue Ruta graveolens
Common sage, Sage Salvia officinalis
Common saltmarsh grass Puccinellia maritima
Common sedge Carex nigra
Common spike rush Eleocharis palustris
Common spotted orchid Dactylorhiza fuchsii
Common thyme, Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Common toadflax Linaria vulgaris
Common water plantain, water plantain Alisma plantago-aquatica
Common yellow day lily, yellow day-lily Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus
Compact brome Bromus madritensis
Compact grape hyacinth Muscari botryoides
Compact Marjoram Origanum vulgare
Compact rush Juncus conglomeratus
Coneflower Echinacea purpurea
Coneflower Rudbeckia
Coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia hirta,
Coneflower Rudbeckia laciniata
Coneflower, North American daisy Rudbeckia
Confused fescue Festuca lemanii
Convolvulus Convolvulus cneorum
Copper Beauty Hamamelis x intermedia
Coral bark maple Acer palmatum
Coral flower Heuchera
Coral plant Berberidopsis corallina
Coral plant Russelia equisetiformis
Coral spurge Euphorbia corallioides
Coralberry Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Cordyline Cordyline indivisa
Cordyline, cabbage tree, Torbay palm Cordyline australis
Coreopsis Coreopsis
Coriander Coriandrum sativum
Corkscrew Hazel, Harry Lauder's walking stick, Contorted Hazel Corylus avellana
Corkscrew rush Juncus effusus
Corkscrew willow Salix babylonica
Corn cockle Agrostemma githago
Corn lily Ixia
Corn marigold Chrysanthemum segetum
Corn poppy, Shirley poppy, Common poppy, Poppy Papaver rhoeas
Cornflower Centaurea cyanus
Cornstalk Dracaena, Striped Dracaena, Chinese money Tree Dracaena fragrans
Corsican mint Mentha
Corsican mint, Spanish mint Mentha requienii
Corsican pine Pinus nigra
Corsican pine Pinus nigra
Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster conspicuus
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster microphyllus
Cotoneaster Cotoneaster splendens
Cotton deergrass Trichophorum alpinum
Cotton lavender, Lavender cotton Santolina chamaecyparissus
Courgette, Marrow Cucubita pepo
Courgette, Zucchini Cucurbita pepo
Courgette, Zucchini Cucurbita pepo
Courgette Cucurbita pepo
Cow parsley Anthriscus sylvestris
Cowslip Primula veris
Cox apple Malus domestica
Coyote willow Salix exigua
Crab Apple Malus
Crab apple Malus macromalus
Crab apple Malus hupehensis
Crab apple Malus toringo
Crab apple Malus x robusta
Crab apple Malus sargentii
Crab apple Malus tschonoskii
Crab apple, American crab apple Malus coronaria
Crab apple, Wild crab, Apple Malus sylvestris
Crack willow Salix fragilis
Cranesbill Geranium
Cranesbill, Geranium, hardy geranium, cranesbill Geranium robertianum
Creeping Bent Agrostis stolonifera
Creeping blue blossom Ceanothus thyrsiflorus
Creeping dogwood Cornus canadensis
Creeping Lady's-tresses Goodyera repens
Creeping savory Satureja repandra
Creeping savory Satureja spicigera
Creeping soft grass Holcus mollis
Creeping willow Salix repens
Crepping jenny, Moneywort Lysimachia nummularia
Cress Lepidium sativum
Crested dog's tail Cynosurus cristatus
Crested hair grass Koeleria macrantha
Cretan tulip Tulipa saxatilis
Crisp mallow Malva verticillata
Crocosmia, Montbretia Crocosmia
Crocosmia Crocosmia x latifolia
Crocus, early crocus Crocus tommasinianus
Crocus, hairy crocus Crocus pulchellus
Crossleaf Heath Erica tetralix
Crown imperial Fritillaria imperialis
Crown of thorns Euphorbia milii
Cucumber Cucumis sativus
Cucumber Cucumis sativus
Curled Pondweed Potamogeton crispus
Curly leaf parsley, Parsley Petroselinum crispum
Curly waterweed Lagarosiphon major
Curly wood sage, Wood sage, wood germander Teucrium scorodonia
Curry plant, Helichrysum Helichrysum italicum
Curved hard grass Parapholis incurva
Curved sedge Carex maritima
Curved wood rush Luzula arcuata
Curved-leaved Spanish dagger Yucca recurvifolia
Cyclamen Cyclamen
Cyclamen Cyclamen coum
Cyclamen Cyclamen europaeum
Cyclamen Cyclamen fatrense
Cyclamen, Ivy-leaved cyclamen Cyclamen hederifolium
Cyclamen Cyclamen neapolitanum
Cyclamen Cyclamen persicum
Cyclamen Cyclamen purpurascens
Cyclamen flowered daffodil Narcissus cyclamineus
Cyperus sedge Carex pseudocyperus

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