Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'P', 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
Pacific bent grass, Blown-grass, New Zealand wind grass Agrostis avenacea
Pagoda primrose Primula vialii
Painted sage Salvia horminum
Painted sage Salvia viridis
Pak choi Brassica rapa
Pale Galingale Cyperus eragrostis
Pale sedge Carex pallescens
Pale St John's wort Hypericum montanum
Pale yellow-eyed grass Sisyrinchium striatum
Palm Ptychosperma
Palm Trachycarpus
Pampas grass Cortaderia selloana
Pansy, Violet Viola
Pansy Viola
Pansy Viola x wittrockiana
Pansy orchid Miltonia
Paper bark cherry Prunus serrula
Paper white daffodil Narcissus papyraceus
Papillon or butterfly lavender Lavandula stoechas
Parsley Petroselinum
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Pasque flower Pulsatilla vulgaris
Passion flower Passiflora
Passion flower Passiflora caerulea
Pea Pisum sativum
Pea Tree, Siberian peashrub Caragana arborescens
Peace lily Spathiphyllum
Peach Prunus persica
Pear Pyrus communis
Pearl bush Exochorda x macrantha
Pendulous sedge Carex pendula
Pennyroyal, Mint Mentha pulegium
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Penstemon Penstemon
Penstemon Penstemon davidsonii
Penstemon Penstemon fruticosus
Penstemon Penstemon hartwegii
Penstemon Penstemon heterophyllus
Penstemon Penstemon isophyllus
Penstemon Penstemon newberryi
Penstemon Penstemon pinifolius
Penstemon Penstemon procerus
Penstemon Penstemon rupicola
Peony , Paeony Paeonia
Peony Paoenia
Pepper, Capsicum Capsicum
Pepper Capsicum
Peppermint, Black peppermint Mentha x piperita
Perennial forget-me-knot Brunnera macrophylla
Perennial phlox Phlox paniculata
Perennial ryegrass Lolium perenne
Perfoliate honeysuckle, Honeysuckle Lonicera caprifolium
Perfoliate pondweed Potamogeton perfoliatus
Periwinkle Vinca
Persian iris Iris persica
Persian Ironwood Parrotia persica
Persian Onion, Star-of-Persia Allium cristophii
Peruvian Apple, Cactus Cereus peruvianus
Peruvian Lily Alstroemeria
Peruvian Lily Alstroemeria aurea
Peruvian Lily Alstroemeria ligtu
Petticoat palm Washingtonia filifera
Petunia Petunia
Petunia Petunia grandiflora
Pheasant grass, Pheasant's tail grass, Ornamental grass Stipa arundinacea
Pheasant's eye daffodil, poet's narcissus Narcissus poeticus
Pheasant's tail grass, Ornamental grass Anemanthele lessoniana
Phlox Phlox bifida
Pickerel weed Pontederia
Pickerel weed Pontederia cordata
Pieris Pieris japonica
Pigmy rush Juncus pygmaeus
Pill sedge Carex pilulifera
Pine Pinus
Pineapple mint, variegated apple mint, variegated round-leaved mint Mentha suaveolens
Pineapple plant, Pineapple lily Eucomis comosa
Pineapple sage Salvia rutilans
Pineapple scented sage Salvia elegans 'Scarlet Pineapple'
Pink, Carnation, Dianthus Dianthus
Pink lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia
Pink rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Pipewort Eriocaulon aquaticum
Plain harlequin flower Sparaxis grandiflora
Plane Platanus
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboldiana
Pleated snowdrop Galanthus plicatus
Pleurisy root, Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa
Plicate sweet-grass Glyceria notata
Plum Prunus domestica
Plum, Golden gage Prunus domestica
Plume poppy Macleaya microcarpa
Pocket Handkerchief Tree, Handkerchief Tree, Dove Tree Davidia involucrata
Poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima
Pokeroot Phytolacca americana
Polka-dot Plant, Baby's Tears, Freckle Face, Hypoestes Hypoestes phyllostachya
Polyanthus Primula
Polypody, Common polypody Polypodium vulgare
Pond weed Elodea crispa
Pondweed Groenlandia
Poplar Populus
Poppy Papaver
Poppy Papaver nudicaule
Poppy, Opium poppy Papaver somniferum
Poppy Papaver somniferum
Portuguese laurel, Laurel Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese lavender, Spike lavender Lavandula latifolia
Portuguese squill Scilla peruviana
Pot marjoram Origanum onites
Potato vine Solanum crispum
Potato vine Solanum jasminoides
Potts' montbretia Crocosmia pottsii
Prairie cord grass Spartina pectinata
Prairie willow Salix humillis
Prickly Moses Acacia verticillata
Prickly sedge Carex muricata
Primrose, Primula Primula vulgaris
Primrose, Common primrose, native primrose Primula vulgaris
Primula Primula
Primula Primula auricula
Primula Primula secundiflora
Primula Primula sieboldii
Princess lilies Alstroemeria
Privet honeysuckle Lonicera pileata
Prostrate rosemary Rosmarinus lavandulaceous
Prostrate rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo
Pure yellow crocus Crocus flavus
Purple angelica, angelica Angelica gigas
Purple beech Fagus sylvatica
Purple beech, Copper beech Fagus sylvatica
Purple blaze plum Prunus cerasifera
Purple Fern-leaved Beech Fagus sylvatica
Purple Hazel Corylus maxima
Purple iris Iris versicolor
Purple Joe-pye weed, Joe Pye weed, Purple boneset Eupatorium purpureum
Purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
Purple moor grass, Blue moor grass Molinia caerulea
Purple sage, Purple-leaved sage Salvia officinalis
Purple Small-reed Calamagrostis canescens
Purple toadflax Linaria purpurea
Purple-leaved plum Prunus cerasifera
Purple-leaved plum Prunus pissardii
Purple-stem Cat's tail Phleum phleoides
Purslane, common purslane, pigweed, pursley Portulaca oleracea
Pyracanthus Pyracantha
Pyramidal Orchid Anacamptis pyramidalis
Pyrenean lily Lilium pyrenaicum
Pyrenean saxifrage Saxifraga umbrosa
Pyrenean squill Scilla liliohyacinthus

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