List of plants by common name

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This is a list of plants organized by their common names. However, the common names of plants often vary from region to region, which is why most plant encyclopedias refer to plants using their scientific names:, in other words using binomials, or "Latin" names.

A[edit]

Black alder – Alnus glutinosa, Ilex verticillata Common alder – Alnus glutinosa False alder – Ilex verticillata Gray alder – Alnus incana Speckled alder – Alnus incana Striped alder – Ilex verticillata White alder – Alnus incana, Ilex verticillata AlmondPrunus amygdalus Ambrosia Tall ambrosia – Ambrosia trifida Amy root – Apocynum cannabinum Apple – Malus domestica apple – Maclura pomifera Apple of Sodom – Solanum carolinense

Indian arrowwood – Cornus florida Ash – Fraxinus spp. Black ash – Acer negundo, Fraxinus nigra Blue ash – Fraxinus pennsylvanica Cane ash – Fraxinus americana Green ash – Fraxinus pennsylvanica Maple ash – Acer negundo Red ash – Fraxinus pennsylvanica River ash – Fraxinus pennsylvanica Swamp ash – Fraxinus pennsylvanica White ash – Fraxinus americana Water ash – Acer negundo, Fraxinus pennsylvanica Azolla – Azolla Carolina azolla – Azolla caroliniana

B[edit]

  • BambooBambuseae
  • Banana – mainly Musa × paradisica, but also other Musa species and hybrids
  • Baobab – Adansonia
  • Bay – Laurus spp. or Umbellularia spp.
  • Brier

C[edit]

  • Coneflower
  • Cornel

D[edit]

  • Daisy

E[edit]

F[edit]

  • Flax

G[edit]

H[edit]

I[edit]

  • Indian hemp – various genera

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

  • Lilac

M[edit]

N[edit]

  • Nightshade

O[edit]

  • Orange-[awr-inj,or-]

P[edit]

Q[edit]

R[edit]

  • RosemaryRosmarinus officinalis
  • RyeSecale cereale

S[edit]

  • Speedwell

T[edit]

  • Tansy

U[edit]

V[edit]

  • Violet – (several genera)

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X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

See also[edit]

Lists of plants

References[edit]