Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'L', 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
Lady fern Athyrium filix-femina
Lady garlic Rocambole
Lady orchid Orchis purpurea
Lady's mantle Alchemilla
Lady's mantle Alchemilla mollis
Lady's mantle Alchemilla vulgaris
Lady's slipper orchid Cypripedium calceolus
Lady's smock, Cuckoo flower Cardamine pratensis
Lapland marsh orchid Dactylorhiza lapponica
Larch Larix decidua
Large yellow sedge Carex flava
Large-flowered Waterweed Egeria densa
Large-leaved lime Tilia platyphyllos
Larkspur Consolida
Late spider orchid Ophrys fuciflora
Laurel, Bay tree Laurus
Lavatera Lavatera thuringiaca
Lavender Lavandula
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Lavender, English lavender Lavandula x intermedia
Lavender Lavandula x intermedia
Lavender Lavandula stoechas
Lawson cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Leafy rush Juncus foliosus
Least bur reed Sparganium natans
Least duckweed Lemna minuta
Leatherleaf sedge Carex buchananii
Lebanese oak Quercus libani
Leek Allium ampeloprasum
Leek Allium ampeloprasum
Leek, Colonna Allium ampeloprasum
Leek Allium porrum
Leek Allium ampeloprasum
Lemon balm Melissa officinalis
Lemon Beebrush Lippia citriodora, Lemon Beebrush
Lemon mint Mentha
Lemon mint, Lemon beebalm Monarda citriodora
Lemon thyme, Thyme Thymus x citriodorus
Lemon verbena Aloysia citrodor
Lemon verbena Aloysia triphylla
Lenten rose Helleborus orientalis
Leopard's bane Doronicum
Leopard's bane Doronicum orientale
Lesser bulrush Typha angustifolia
Lesser butterfly orchid Platanthera bifolia
Lesser Canary grass Phalaris minor
Lesser Chilean iris Libertia elegans
Lesser Glory-of-the-snow Chionodoxa sardensis
Lesser hairy brome Bromopsis benekenii
Lesser New Zealand flax Phormium cookianum
Lesser periwinkle Vinca major
Lesser periwinkle Vinca minor
Lesser Periwinkle, White Periwinkle Vinca minor
Lesser pond sedge Carex acutiformis
Lesser pondweed Potamogeton pusillus
Lesser Quaking-grass Briza minor
Lesser tussock sedge Carex diandra
Lesser twayblade Listera cordata
Lesser water plantain Baldellia ranunculoides
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Leylandii, Leyland cypress, Cypress Cupressocyparis leylandii
Lilac Syringa
Lilac Syringa meyeri
Lilac hibiscus Alyogyne huegelii
Lily Lilium
Lily of the valley Helleborus corsicus
Lily, Madonna Lily Lilium candidum
Lily-of-the-Nile, Calla lily, Arum lily, Altar lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria
Lily-of-the-valley Convallaria majalis
Lilyturf Liriope muscari
Lime Tilia x europaea
Lime mint Mentha
Lime, Linden Tilia
Liquorice Glycyrriza glabra
Lizard orchid Himantoglossum hircinum
Lobelia Lobelia
Lobelia Lobelia x gerardii
Loddon pondweed Potamogeton nodosus
Loganberry Rubus x loganbaccus
London plane Platanus x acerifolia
London Pride Saxifraga x urbium
Long yellow day lily, Citron daylily Hemerocallis citrina
Long-bracted sedge Carex extensa
Long-stalked pondweed Potamogeton praelongus
Loose flowered orchid Orchis laxiflora
Loose silkybent Apera spica-venti
Loosestrife Lysimachia
Loosestrife Lysimachia atropurpurea
Loosestrife Lysimachia ciliata
Loosestrife Lysimachia ephemerum
Loosestrife Lysimachia punctata
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica
Lords and Ladies, Cuckoo pint Arum italicum
Lords and Ladies, Jack in the pulpit, Cuckoo Pint Arum maculatum
Lovage Levisticum officinale
Love grass Eragrostis
Love-in-a-mist Nigella damascena
Lovegrass Eragrostis
Lundy cabbage Coincya wrightii
Lungwort Pulmonaria
Lungwort Pulmonaria officinalis
Lungwort Pulmonaria saccharata
Lupin Lupinus
Lyme grass Leymus arenarius

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