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
Pacific Lupin Lupinus lepidus
Pagoda primrose Primula vialii
Painted sage Salvia horminum
Painted sage Salvia viridis var. comata
Pak choi Brassica rapa Chinensis Group
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
Pampas grass Cortaderia selloana SILVER FEATHER 'Notcort'
Pampas grass Cortaderia 'Tiny Pampa'
Panakenake, Pratia Lobelia angulata
Pansy Viola 'Flambe'
Pansy Viola x wittrockiana 'Lavender Shades' F1
Pansy Viola x wittrockiana 'Pure White' F1
Pansy Viola x wittrockiana 'Rose' F1
Pansy Viola x wittrockiana var. Hortensis
Pansy orchid Miltonia
Paper birch Betula papyrifera
Paper white daffodil Narcissus papyraceus
Papyrus, Indian matting plant, Papyrus sedge, Paper reed, Nile grass Cyperus papyrus
Parsley Petroselinum
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa 'Gladiator'
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa 'Hollow Crown'
Partridge berry, Box berry, Fox berry, Winter clover, Pigeon berry, Checkerberry Mitchella repens
Partridge pea, Prairie senna, Gold coins, Dwarf cassia Chamaecrista fasciculata
Pasque flower Pulsatilla vulgaris
Passion flower Passiflora
Passion flower Passiflora caerulea
Passion flower, Blue passion flower Passiflora caerulea 'Constance Elliott'
Passion flower, Blue passion flower Passiflora caerulea 'Purple Rain'
Pawpaw Carica papaya
Pea, Garden pea Pisum sativum
Pea Pisum sativum 'Feltham First'
Pea tree, Siberian pea shrub Caragana arborescens
Peace lily Spathiphyllum wallisii
Peach Prunus persica
Peanut, Groundnut, Monkey Nut Arachis hypogaea
Pear Pyrus communis
Pear Pyrus communis 'Beech Hill'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Beurre Hardy'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Chanticleer'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Concorde'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Conference'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Doyenné du Comice'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Louise Bonne de Jersey'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Williams' Bon Chretien'
Pear Pyrus communis 'Comice'
Pearl Bush Exochorda x macrantha 'Niagara'
Pearl Bush Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'
Pearl Bush Exochorda serratifolia
Pearl millet Pennisetum glaucum
Pendulous sedge Carex pendula
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Penstemon Penstemon
Penstemon Penstemon 'Alice Hindley'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Amelia Jane' (Pensham Series)
Penstemon Penstemon 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Apple Blossom'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Beech Park'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Blackberry'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Blackbird' (Bird Series)
Penstemon Penstemon 'Carnival'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Charles Rudd'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Cherry'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Chester Scarlet'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Connies Pink'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Czar'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Evelyn'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Fanfare'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Firebird'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Flame'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Garnet'
Penstemon Penstemon 'George Home'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Hewell Pink Bedder'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Hidcote Pink'
Penstemon Penstemon 'King George V'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Laura'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Margery Fish'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Maurice Gibbs'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Midnight'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Osprey'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Papal Purple'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Pennington Gem'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Pink Chablis'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Pink Necklace'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Plum Jerkum'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Port Wine'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Raven'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Red Ace'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Rich Ruby'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Rubicundus'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Russian River'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Schoenholzeri'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Sour Grapes'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Stapleford Gem'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Strawberries & Cream' (Ice Cream Series)
Penstemon Penstemon 'Wedding Day'
Penstemon Penstemon 'White Bedder'
Penstemon Penstemon davidsonii var. menziesii
Penstemon Penstemon hartwegii
Penstemon Penstemon heterophyllus 'Catherine de la Mare'
Penstemon Penstemon isophyllus
Penstemon Penstemon newberryi
Penstemon Penstemon pinifolius
Penstemon Penstemon pinifolius 'Wisley Flame'
Penstemon Penstemon procerus 'Roy Davidson'
Penstemon Penstemon rupicola
Penstemon Penstemon 'Snowstorm'
Penstemon Penstemon 'Purple Bedder'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia
Peony, Paeony Paeonia 'Buckeye Belle'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia 'Flame'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia 'Scarlett O'Hara'
Peony, Paeony, Japanese lily Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Carmine Red'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Dark Pink'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia officianalis 'Rubra Plena'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Doctor Alexander Fleming'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Krinkled White'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Shirley Temple'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Sword Dance'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Lu Mu Ying'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Mo Run Jue Lun'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Wu Jin Yao Hui'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Kansas'
Peony Paeonia caucasica
Peony Paeonia emodi
Peony Paeonia hybrida
Peony Paeonia mascula
Peony Paeonia veitchii
Peony Paeonia 'Coral Sunset'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Doreen'
Peony, Japanese tree peony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Shimazu Kurenai'
Peony Paeonia 'Etched Salmon'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Cream'
Peony Paeonia 'Old Faithful'
Peony Paeonia lactiflora 'Adolphe Rousseau'
Peony Paeonia lactiflora 'White Wings'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia 'Gleam of Light'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora 'Solange'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia 'Jan van Leeuwen'
Peony, Paeony Paeonia x suffruticosa 'Bai Yuan Hong Xia'
Peony, Chinese peony, Paeony Paeonia lactiflora
Peony, Common peony, Garden peony Paeonia officianalis
Pepper, Capsicum Capsicum 'Bullnose'
Pepper, Capsicum Capsicum 'New Ace'
Pepper Capsicum 'Joe's Long'
Pepper tree, New Zealand pepper tree Pseudowintera colorata
Peppercorn Piper nigrum
Peppermint, Black peppermint Mentha x piperita
Perennial Cornflower Centaurea montana
Perennial Cornflower Centaurea montana 'CARNEA'
Perennial forget-me-not Brunnera macrophylla
Perennial forget-me-not Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass' PBR
Perennial nasturtium Tropaeolum tuberosum
Perennial phlox Phlox paniculata
Perennial ryegrass Lolium perenne
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 'Planet'
Peruvian lily Alstroemeria aurea
Peruvian lily Alstroemeria ligtu hybrids
Peruvian old man cactus, Cotton ball cactus Espostoa lanata
Petticoat palm Washingtonia filifera
Petunia Petunia
Petunia Petunia 'Frenzy Moonshine Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Hurrah Cheerleaders Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Hurrah Orchid'
Petunia Petunia 'Melissa'
Petunia Petunia 'Moody Blues Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Pavlova Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Pink Lady'
Petunia Petunia 'Pirouette Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Plum Purple'
Petunia Petunia 'Priscillla'
Petunia Petunia 'Prism Sunshine'
Petunia Petunia 'Starstruck Mix'
Petunia Petunia 'Strawberry Sundae'
Petunia Petunia 'Surfinia Burgundy'
Petunia Petunia grandiflora 'Sophistica Lime Bicolor'
Petunia Petunia 'Frills & Spills'
Petunia Petunia 'Red Velvet'
Petunia Petunia grandiflora 'Grand Rapids' Mixed F1
Peyote Lophophora williamsii
Pheasant grass, Pheasant's tail grass Stipa arundinacea
Pheasant's eye daffodil Narcissus poeticus var. recurvus
Pheasant's tail grass, Ornamental grass Anemanthele lessoniana
Phlox Phlox bifida 'Thefi'
Phlox Phlox drummondii 'Creme Brulee'
Pickerel weed Pontederia
Pickerel weed Pontederia cordata
Pieris Pieris japonica
Pigmy rush Juncus pygmaeus
Pill sedge Carex pilulifera
Pine Pinus
Pineapple Ananas comosus
Pineapple Guava Feijoa sellowiana
Pineapple Guava Acca sellowiana
Pineapple mint, Variegated apple mint, Variegated round-leaved mint Mentha suaveolens 'Variegata'
Pineapple plant, Pineapple lily Eucomis comosa 'Sparkling Burgundy'
Pineapple sage Salvia rutilans
Pineapple scented sage Salvia elegans 'Scarlet Pineapple'
Pink, Carnation, Dianthus Dianthus 'Pink Surprise'
Pink, Carnation, Dianthus Dianthus 'Pink Celebration'
Pink Dianthus 'Mrs Sinkins'
Pink lavender, English lavender Lavandula angustifolia 'Rosea'
Pink rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis 'Roseus'
Pink star grass Rhodohypoxis baurii
Pipewort Eriocaulon aquaticum
Pistachio Pistacia vera
Pitcher Plant Nepenthes rajah
Plain harlequin flower Sparaxis grandiflora
Plain-leaf parsley, Parsley Petroselinum crispum
Plane Platanus
Plant's physician Chamaemelum
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboldiana
Plantain lily, Giant blue hosta, Funkia Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans
Pleated snowdrop Galanthus plicatus
Pleurisy root, Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa
Plicate sweet-grass Glyceria notata
Plum Prunus domestica
Plum Prunus domestica 'Czar'
Plum Prunus domestica 'Early Rivers'
Plum Prunus domestica 'Marjorie's Seedling'
Plum, Golden gage Prunus domestica 'Oullins Gage'
Plum Prunus domestica 'Victoria'
Plume poppy Macleaya microcarpa
Plume Thistle, Thistle Cirsium
Plume thistle Cirsium rivulare 'Trevor's Blue Wonder'
Plumed cockscomb Celosia argentea var. cristata Plumosa Group
Pocket handkerchief tree, Handkerchief tree, Dove tree Davidia involucrata 'Sonoma'
Pocket handkerchief tree, Handkerchief tree, Dove tree Davidia involucrata
Poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima
Pointed cabbage, Cone cabbage, Sugarloaf cabbage Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. acuta
Poison-grub Commiphora
Pokeroot, American pokeroot Phytolacca americana
Pole Evans pineapple lily Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii
Polka-dot Plant, Baby's Tears, Freckle face, Hypoestes Hypoestes phyllostachya
Polyanthus, Primula,Candelabra primula, Bog primula Primula
Polyanthus Primula Gold-laced Group
Polypody, Common polypody Polypodium vulgare
Pomegranate Punica granatum
Pond weed Elodea crispa
Pondweed Groenlandia
Pontic Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum
Poplar Populus
Poppy Papaver
Poppy Papaver 'White Cloud'
Poppy Papaver nudicaule
Poppy, Opium poppy Papaver somniferum
Poppy Papaver somniferum 'Deep Black'
Portuguese laurel, Laurel Prunus lusitanica
Portuguese lavender, Spike lavender Lavandula latifolia
Portuguese squill Scilla peruviana
Pot marjoram Origanum onites
Potato Solanum tuberosum
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Setanta'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Salad Blue'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Pentland Javelin'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Wilja'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Maris Piper'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Charlotte'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Maris Piers'
Potato Solanum tuberosum 'Desiree'
Potato bean, American groundnut, groundnut, Indian potato Apios americana
Potato Onion, Shallot,Scallion Allium cepa Aggregatum Group
Potato vine Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'
Potato vine Solanum jasminoides
Potato vine Solanum jasminoides 'Album'
Potts' montbretia Crocosmia pottsii
Prairie cord grass Spartina pectinata
Prairie willow Salix humillis
Prayer Plant Calathea 'White Star'
Prickly Moses Acacia verticillata
Prickly sedge Carex muricata
Primrose, Common primrose, native primrose, Primula Primula vulgaris
Primula Primula 'Millier's Crimson'
Primula Primula 'Oriental Sunrise'
Primula Primula 'Postford White'
Primula Primula auricula 'Old Mustard'
Primula Primula secundiflora
Primula Primula sieboldii 'Blush'
Princess lilies Alstroemeria 'Dwarf Pink'
Privet honeysuckle Lonicera pileata
Prostrate rosemary Rosmarinus lavandulaceous
Prostrate rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis 'Prostratus'
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo 'Hundredweight'
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo 'Jack of all trades'
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo 'Crown Prince'
Pure yellow crocus Crocus flavus
Purple angelica, Angelica Angelica gigas
Purple beech Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea'
Purple beech Fagus sylvatica 'Riversii'
Purple beech, Copper beech Fagus sylvatica f. purpurea Purpurea Group
Purple blaze plum Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
Purple clematis Clematis viticella
Purple fern-leaved beech Fagus sylvatica 'Rohanii'
Purple hazel Corylus maxima 'Purpurea'
Purple iris Iris versicolor
Purple Joe Pye weed, Joe Pye weed, Purple boneset Eupatorium purpureum
Purple loosestrife Lythrum salicaria
Purple many-flowered rhododendron Menziesia ciliicalyx lasiophylla
Purple many-flowered rhododendron Rhododendron benhallii
Purple milk thistle Galactites tomentosus
Purple milk thistle Galactites tomentosus 'Alba'
Purple moor-grass, Tall Moor Grass Molinia arundinacea
Purple moor-grass, Purple moor grass Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea
Purple moor-grass, Purple moor grass Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Karl Foerster'
Purple moor-grass, Purple moor grass Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Cordoba'
Purple moor-grass, Purple moor grass Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Zuneigung'
Purple moor-grass, Purple moor grass Molinia caerulea subsp. arundinacea 'Windspiel'
Purple moor-grass Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Dark Defender'
Purple moor-grass Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Moorhexe'
Purple moor-grass Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Dauerstrahl'
Purple moor-grass Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Moorflamme'
Purple moor-grass Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Strahlenquelle'
Purple sage, Purple-leaved sage Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Purple small-reed Calamagrostis canescens
Purple toadflax Linaria purpurea
Purple toadflax Linaria purpurea 'Canon Went'
Purple-flowered rock rose Cistus x purpureus 'Alan Fradd'
Purple-leaved plum Prunus cerasifera 'Pissardii'
Purple-leaved plum Prunus pissardii
Purple-stem cat's tail Phleum phleoides
Purslane, Common purslane, Pigweed, Pursley Portulaca oleracea
Pyracanthus Pyracantha
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Alexander Pendula'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Darts Red'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Mohave'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Orange Chamer'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Orange Glow'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Red Cushion'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Soleil d'Or'
Pyracanthus Pyracantha 'Teton'
Pyramidal orchid Anacamptis pyramidalis
Pyrenean lily Lilium pyrenaicum
Pyrenean saxifrage Saxifraga umbrosa
Pyrenean squill Scilla liliohyacinthus

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