Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'l', listed by scientific/botanical (Latin) name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with botanic / latin names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by common name.

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Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Loiseleuria procumbens Alpine azalea, Trailing azalea
Lysichiton americanus American skink cabbage
Lysichiton camtschatcensis Asian skunk-cabbage, White skunk cabbage
Laurus nobilis Bay, Sweet bay, Bay laurel
Lonicera nitida Box Honeysuckle, Shubby Honeysuckle
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower, Lobelia
Libertia formosa Chilean iris
Livistona chinensis Chinese Fan Palm
Lonicera nitida Chinese honeysuckle, Poor man's box
Lemna minor Common duckweed
Ligustrum vulgare Common pivet
Linaria vulgaris Common toadflax
Lysimachia nummularia Crepping jenny, Moneywort
Lepidium sativum Cress
Lagarosiphon major Curly waterweed
Luzula arcuata Curved wood rush
Lamium Dead nettle
Lamiaceae Deadnettle
Lamium Deadnettle
Lamium orvala Deadnettle
Lemna Duckweed
Lupinus chamissonis Dune lupin
Lonicera periclymenum Dutch honeysuckle
Lavandula x intermedia Dutch lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Dwarf white lavender, English lavender
Lavandula English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia English lavender, Old English lavender
Lonicera japonica Evergreen honeysuckle
Liparis False twayblade
Lemna gibba Fat duckweed
Liparis loeselii Fen orchid
Luzula pallidula Fen wood rush
Lavandula pinnata Fernleaf lavender, Egyptian lavender
Luzula campestris Field wood rush
Linum perenne Flax
Luronium natans Floating water-plantain
Lavandula French Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula stoechas French Lavender
Lavandula dentate Fringed Lavender
Lavandula dentata Fringed lavender (green form)
Lavandula dentata Fringed Lavender (Silver form)
Lavandula dentate Fringed lavender, French lavender
Liatris spicata Gay feathers
Lonicera hildebrandiana Giant honeysuckle
Laburnum x watereri Golden Rain, Voss's laburnum
Luzula maxima Greater wood rush
Luzula sylvatica Greater wood rush
Luzula sylvatica Greater woodrush
Lavandula viridis Green lavender
Lycopus europaeus Gypsywort
Luzula pilosa Hairy wood rush
Lagurus ovatus Hare's-tail grass
Luzula multiflora Heath wood rush
Leycesteria formosa Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasent berry
Lunaria annua Honesty
Lonicera Honeysuckle
Lonicera periclymenum Honeysuckle, Common honeysuckle, Woodbine
Lolium multiflorum Italian ryegrass
Linaria Cymbalaria Ivy-leafed toadflax, Pennywort
Lemna triscula Ivy-leaved duckweed
Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle
Larix decidua Larch
Laurus Laurel, Bay tree
Lavatera thuringiaca Lavatera
Lavandula Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula x intermedia Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula stoechas Lavender
Lemna minuta Least duckweed
Lippia citriodora, Lemon Beebrush Lemon Beebrush
Libertia elegans Lesser Chilean iris
Listera cordata Lesser twayblade
Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Lactuca sativa 'Lollo Rossa' Lettuce
Lilium Lily
Lilium candidum Lily, Madonna Lily
Liriope muscari Lilyturf
Lobelia Lobelia
Lobelia x gerardii Lobelia
Lysimachia Loosestrife
Lysimachia atropurpurea Loosestrife
Lysimachia ciliata Loosestrife
Lysimachia ephemerum Loosestrife
Lysimachia punctata Loosestrife
Levisticum officinale Lovage
Lupinus Lupin
Leymus arenarius Lyme grass
Leptospermum Manuka, Tea-tree, New Zealand tea-tree
Lathyrus palustris Marsh pea
Lilium martagon Martagon lily
Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort
Leccinum versipelle Orange birch bolete
Ligustrum ovalifolium Oval Leaf privet, Privet
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye daisy
Lavandula stoechas Papillon or butterfly lavender
Lolium perenne Perennial ryegrass
Lonicera caprifolium Perfoliate honeysuckle, Honeysuckle
Lavandula angustifolia Pink lavender, English lavender
Lavandula latifolia Portuguese lavender, Spike lavender
Lonicera pileata Privet honeysuckle
Lythrum salicaria Purple loosestrife
Linaria purpurea Purple toadflax
Lilium pyrenaicum Pyrenean lily
Lychnis flos-cuculi Ragged robin
Leersia oryzoides Rice cutgrass
Lychnis coronaria rose campion
Lolium Ryegrass
Leucanthemum x superbum Shasta daisy
Lonicera fragrantissima Shrubby honeysuckle, winter-flowering honeysuckle, Honeysuckle
Lloydia serotina Snowdon lily
Luzula nivea Snowy wood rush
Luzula forsteri Southern wood rush
Lavandula stoechas Spanish lavender, French lavender
Luzula spicata Spiked wood rush
Lathyrus vernus Spring pea, Bitter vetch
Leucojum vernum Spring snowflake, Snowflake
Leucojum aestivum Summer snowflake, Loddon lily
Lobularia maririma Sweet alyssum
Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet gum
Lathyrus Sweet pea
Lathyrus odoratus Sweet pea
Linaria Toadflax
Lycopersicum esculentum Tomato
Liriodendron tulipfera Tulip tree
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip tree
Listera ovata Twayblade, common twayblade
Luzula luzuloides White wood rush
Lychnis coronaria White-flowered rose campion, Rose campion
Lavandula x chaytoriae Woolley lavender
Lavandula lanata Woolly Lavender, Lavender

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