Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'M', 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
Madder Rubia tinctorum
Magnolia Magnolia campbelli
Magnolia Magnolia x loebneri
Magnolia Magnolia x soulangeana
Magnolia Magnolia wilsonii
Mahonia Mahonia
Mahonia Mahonia lomariifolia
Mahonia Mahonia x media
Maidenhair spleenwort Asplenium trichomanes
Male fern Dryopteris filix-mas
Male fern, fern Dryopteris filix-mas
Mallow Malva
Man orchid Orchis anthropophorum
Mangel wurzel, Mangold Beta vulgaris
Manna Ash Fraxinus ornus
Manuka, Tea-tree, New Zealand tea-tree Leptospermum
Many-stalked spike rush Eleocharis multicaulis
Maple Acer
Maple Acer brilliantissimum
Mare's tail Equisetum arvense
Mare's tail Hippuris vulgaris
Marguerite, Paris daisy, Margauerite daisy Argyranthemum frutescens
Marigold Tagetes
Marigold Tagetes zenith
Marigold, English marigold, pot marigold Calendula officinalis
Marigold, Pot marigold Calendula officinalis
Marjoram Origanum vulgare
Marram grass Ammophila
Marrow, Courgette Cucubita pepo
Marrow Cucubita pepo
Marsh arrowgrass Triglochin palustris
Marsh foxtail Alopecurus geniculatus
Marsh helleborine Epipactis palustris
Marsh marigold, Double King Cup Caltha palustris
Marsh Marigold, Double Marsh Marigold, Water Buttercup Caltha palustris
Marshmallow Althaea officinalis
Martagon lily Lilium martagon
Mary's Pigtail Verbascum chaixii
Masterwort Astrantia maxima
Mastic thyme Thymus mastichina
Mat grass Nardus stricta
Mat grass fescue Vulpia unilateralis
May lily Maianthemum bifolium
Meadow barley Hordeum secalinum
Meadow brome Bromus commutatus
Meadow buttercup Ranunculus acris
Meadow cranesbill Geranium pratense
Meadow fescue Festuca pratensis
Meadow foxtail Alopecurus pratensis
Meadow oat grass Helictotrichon pratense
Meadow rue Thalictrum
Meadow saffron Colchicum autumnale
Meadow saffron Colchicum speciosum
Meadow saffron, autumn-flowering crocus Colchicum
Meadow sage, meadow clary Salvia pratensis
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Medlar, Common medlar Mespilus germanica
Melon Cucumis melo reticulatus
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum
Mexican daisy Erieron karvinskianus
Mexican fencepost cactus Stenocereus marginatus
Mexican orange blossom Choisya ternata
Mexican sunflower Tithonia rotundifolia
Mezereum Daphne mezereum
Michaelmas daisy, Aster Aster
Michaelmas daisy, Aster Aster x frikartii
Michaelmas daisy, Aster Aster novi-belgii
Midland hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Military orchid Orchis militaris
Milk parsley Peucedanum palustre
Milk thistle Silybum marianum
Milkweed Euphorbia
Milkweed, Euphorbia, Spurge Euphorbia palustris
Milkweed Euphorbia polychroma
Miller Abutilon Abutilon x milleri
Millet Pennisetum glaucum
Million Bells Calibrachoa
Mimosa Acacia dealbata
Mint Mentha
Miss Willmott's Ghost Eryngium giganteum
Mock orange Philadelphus
Mock orange Philadelphus coronarius
Monach birch Betula maximowicziana
Monkey flower Mimulus
Monkey flower, Monkey musk Mimulus
Monkey musk, Monkey flower Mimulus
Monkey orchid Orchis simia
Monkey puzzle tree, Chile pine Araucaria araucana
Monkey puzzle tree Aruacaria araucana
Monkshood, Aconite, Wolfsbane Aconitum napellus
Monterey pine Pinus radiata
Morello cherry Prunus cerasus
Morning glory Ipomoea
Morning glory Ipomoea x imperialis
Morning glory Ipomoea tricolor
Morning glory, Convolvulus Ipomoea
Moroccan mint Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan', Moroccan mint
Moschatel, Mushroot Adoxa moschatellina
Moth orchid Phalaenopsis
Mother of God's Plant Salvia nemorosa
Motherwort Leonurus cardiaca
Mountain ash, Rowan, Sorbus Sorbus aucuparia
Mountain bog sedge Carex rariflora
Mountain melick Melica nutans
Mountain pine Pinus mugo
Mountain pine, Dwarf pine Pinus mugo
Mourning widow, Hardy geranium, The mourning widow Geranium phaeum
Mouse tail plant Arisarum proboscideuim
Mouse-ear hawkweed Hieracium pilosella
Mugwort Arlemesia vulgaris
Mulberry Morus
Mullein Verbascum
Mullein Verbascum olympicum
Musk mallow Malva moschata
Musk orchid Herminium monorchis
Musk rose Rosa moschata
Myrobalan plum, Cherry plum, Plum Prunus cerasifera
Myrtle Myrtus
Myrtle (small leaf) Myrtus tarentina

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