COMMON, FOLK & LATIN PLANT NAMES

Latin Names • Folk Names • Common Name

Names in red are poisonous!

 

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A  
Aaron's Rod Mullein
Absinthe Wormwood
Acacia Acacia senegal
Acacia senegal Acacia
Achillea Yarrow
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Alabahaca Basil
All Heal Mistletoe
All Heal Valerian
All species Fern
Allium cepa Onion
Allium satvium Garlic
Alraun Mandrake
Alycompaine Elecampane
Amatilla Valerian
Amber St. John's Wort
American Dittany Basil
Anenome Anenome pulsalilla
Anenome pulsalilla Anenome
Anethum graveolens Dill
Aneton Dill
Angelica Angelica archangelica or A. officinalis
Angelica archangelica or A. officinalis Angelica
Anise Pimpinella anisum
Aniseed Anise
Anneys Anise
Anthemis nobilis Chamomile
Apple Pyrus malus
Archangel Angelica
Arctium lappa Burdock
Arrow Root Yarrow
Artemis Herb Mugwort
Artemisia Mugwort
Artemisia absinthium Wormwood
Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort
Asafoetida Ferula foetida
Ash Fraxinus exclesior or F. americana
Asperula odorata Woodruff
Ass ear Comfrey
Autumn Crocus Saffron
Avens Geum urbanum
B [back to alphabet]
Baaras Mandrake
Baboon's Hair Dill (seed)
Baboon's Tears Dill (juice)
Black Wort Comfrey
Baie Bay Laurel
Balm of Gilead Populus candicans
Banal Broom
Bardana Burdock
Bashoush Rue
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Bat's Wing Holly (leaf)
Bay Bay Laurel
Bay Laurel Laurus nobilis
Bay Tree Bay Laurel
Bayberry Tree Myrtle
Bear's Foot Lady's Mantle
Beer Flower Hops
Beggar's Buttons Burdock
Benjamen Benzoin
Bennet Avens
Benzoin Styrax benzoin
Betony Stachys officinalis
Birdlime Mistletoe
Bishopwort Betony
Bistort Polygonum bistorta
Blanket Leaf Mullein
Blessed Herb Avens
Blind Buff Poppy
Bloody Fingers Foxglove
Blue Gum Eucalyptus
Blue Violet Violet
Boneset Comfrey
Boswellia carterii Frankincense
Bour Tree Elder
Boure Tree Elder
Brain Thief Mandrake
Brains Cherry (tree sap)
Brandy Mint Peppermint
Bride of the Meadow Meadowsweet
Bride of the Sun Marigold
Bridewort Meadowsweet
Briony Bryony
Broom Cytisus scoparius
Brown Mint Spearmint
Bruisewort Comfrey
Bryonia alba Bryony
Bryony Bryonia alba
Bugle Weed Lycopus virginicus
Bull's Blood Horehound
Burdock Arctium lappa
Burrseed Burdock
Butter Rose Primrose
C  [back to alphabet]
Cactus Cactus spp.
Cactus spp. Cactus
Calendula Marigold
Calendula officinalis Marigold
Calamus root Acorus calamus
Calluna vulgaris Heather
Camamyle Chamomile
Camomile Chamomile
Camphor Cinnamomum camphora
Candleberry Myrtle
Candlewick Plant Mullein
Cape Gum Acacia
Capon's Tailor Valerian
Capsicum spp. Pepper
Caraway Carum carvi
Careum Carvi Caraway
Carnation Dianthus caryophyllus
Carum carvi Caraway
Caryophyllus aromaticus or Syzygium aromaticum Clove
Cassia Cinnamon
Catmint Catnip
Catnep Catnip
Catnip Nepeta cataria
Catrup Catnip
Cat's Foot Ground Ivy
Cat's Valerian Valerian
Cat's Wort Catnip
Caucasian Walnut Walnut
Cedron Lemon Verbena
Celandine Chelidonium majus
Celydoyne Celandine
Chamaimelon Chamomile
Chamomile Anthemis nobilis
Chelidonium Celandine
Chelidonium majus Celandine
Cherry Prunus avium
Cherry Pie Heliotrope
Chinese Anise Star Anise
Chinese Lovage Lovage
Chinese Parsley Coriander
Cilantro Coriander
Cilentro Coriander
Cinnamomum camphora Camphor
Cinnamon Cinnamonum zeylanicum or C. lauraceae
Cinnamonum zeylanicum or C. lauraceae Cinnamon
Cinquefoil Potentilla canadensis
Citrus sinesis Orange
Clot Mullein
Clotburr Burdock
Clove Caryophyllus aromaticus or Syzygium aromaticum
Clove Garlic Garlic
Clover Trifolium spp.
Cocklebur Burdock
Coll Hazel
Comfrey Symphytum officinale
Comman Heather Heather
Commiphoria myrrha Myrrh
Common Thyme Thyme
Consolida Comfrey
Consound Comfrey
Coriander Coriandrum sativum
Coriandrum sativum Coriander
Corylus spp. Hazel
Coumara Nut Tonka Bean
Coumarouna odorata or Dipteryx odorata Tonka Bean
Crataegus oxyacantha Hawthorn
Crocus sativus Saffron
Crown for a King Wormwood
Cucumber Cucumis sativus
Cucumis sativus Cucumber
Culantro Coriander
Cupressus spp. Cypress
Cyclamen Cyclamen europaeum
Cyclamen europaeum Cyclamen
Cypress Cupressus spp.
Cytisus scoparius Broom
D  [back to alphabet]
Daemonoropos draco or Dracaena draco Dragon's Blood
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Devil's Milk Celandine
Death Flower Yarrow
Delight of the Eye Rowan
Devil's Bit Yarrow
Devil's Eye Elder
Devil's Eye Henbane
Devil's Eye Periwinkle
Devil's Fuge Mistletoe
Devil's Plaything Yarrow
Dew of the Sea Rosemary
Dianthus caryophyllus Carnation
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove
Dill Anethum graveolens
Dill Weed Dill
Dilly Dill
Doffle Mullein
Dog's Mouth Snapdragon
Dollor Meadowsweet
Donnerbesen Mistletoe
Dragon Blood Calamus root
Dragon's Blood Daemonoropos draco or Dracaena draco
Dragon Scales Bistort
Dragonwort Bistort
Dropberry Solomon's Seal
E  [back to alphabet]
Easter Giant Bistort
Eerie Yarrow
Egyptian Thorn Acacia
Elder Sambucus canadesis
Elecampane Inula helenium
Elf Leaf Lavender
Elfdock Elecampane
Elfwort Elecampane
Ellhorn Elder
Enchanter's Plant Vervain
English Cowslip Primrose
English Serpentary Bistort
English Valerian Valerian
English Walnut Walnut
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus
Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus
Euphrasia officinalis Eyebright
Euphrosyne Eyebright
European Mistletoe Mistletoe
Eye of the Star Horehound
Eyebright Euphrasia officinalis
F  [back to alphabet]
Felon Herb Mugwort
Feltwort Mullein
Fern All species
Ferula foetida Asafoetida
Field Hops Yarrow
Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet
Five Fingers Cinquefoil
Five-Finger Blossom Cinquefoil
Five-Finger Grass Cinquefoil
Flannel Plant Mullein
Flied Balm Catnip
Florentine Iris Orris
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea
Fragrant Valerian Valerian
Frankincense Boswellia carterii
Frau Holle Elder
Fraxinus exclesior or F. americana Ash
Fruit of the Underworld Apple
Fuga Daemonum St. John's Wort
G  [back to alphabet]
Gallows Mandrake
Garden Angelica Angelica
Garden Celandine Celandine
Garden Dill Dill
Garden Heliotrope Valerian
Garden Lettuce Lettuce
Garden Mint Spearmint
Garden Rue Rue
Garden Thyme Thyme
Garden Violet Pansy
Gardenia Gardenia spp.
Gardenia spp. Gardenia
Garleac Garlic
Garlic Allium satvium
Garlicke Garlic
Gearwe Yarrow
Genista Broom
Geranium Geranium spp. and Pelargonium spp.
Geranium spp. and Pelargonium spp. Geranium
German Rue Rue
Geum urbanum Avens
Gilliflower Carnation
Goat Weed St. John's Wort
Gold Marigold
Golden Bough Mistletoe
Golden Star Avens
Golds Marigold
Gravel Root Meadowsweet
Great Burdock Burdock
Great Periwinkle Periwinkle
Greater Celandine Celandine
Greater Pimpernell Pimpernel
Grecian Laurel Bay Laurel
Green Spine Spearmint
Ground Apple Chamomile
Ground Ivy Glechoma hederacea
Groundbread Cyclamen
Guardrobe Rosemary
Gum Arabic Tree Acacia
Gum Benzoin Benzoin
Gum Mastic Pistachia lentiscus
Gum Myrrh Tree Myrrh
Gum Plant Comfrey
H  [back to alphabet] 
Hag's Tapers Mullein
Happy Major Burdock
Haran Haran Horehound
Hardock Burdock
Hawk's Heart Wormwood (seed)
Hawthorn Crataegus oxyacantha
Hazel Corylus spp.
Head Waak Poppy
Healing Blade Comfrey
Healing Herb Comfrey
Heart's Ease Pansy
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Hedera spp. Ivy
Hedge Taper Mullein
Helianthis annuus Sunflower
Heliotrope Heliotropum europaeum or H. aborescens
Heliotropum europaeum or H. aborescens Heliotrope
Henbane Hyscyamus niger
Henbells Henbane
Herb Bennet Avens
Herb of Circe Mandrake
Herb of Enchantment Vervain
Herb of Grace Rue
Herb of Grace Vervain
Herb of the Cross Vervain
Herb Walter Woodruff
Herba Jon St. John's Wort
Herbygrass Rue
High John the Conqueror Impomoea purga
Hoarhound Horehound
Hog's Bean Henbane
Holigold Marigold
Hollunder Elder
Holly Ilex aquifolium or I. opaca
Holy Herb Vervain
Honeystalks Clover
Honeysuckle Lonicera caprifolium
Hops Humulus lupulus
Horehound Marrubium vulgare
Horse-Heal Elecampane
Hreow Rue
Huath Hawthorn
Humulus lupulus Hops
Hundred-Leaved Grass Yarrow
Hurrburr Burdock
Husbandman's Dial Marigold
Hyacinth Hyacinthus orientalis
Hyacinthus orientalis Hyacinth
Hypericum perforatum St. John's Wort
Hyscyamus niger Henbane
Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis
Hyssopus officinalis Hyssop
I  [back to alphabet]
Ilex aquifolium or I. opaca Holly
Illicium verum or I. anisatum Star Anise
Impomoea purga High John the Conqueror
Incense Frankincense
Incensier Rosemary
Indian Bay Bay Laurel
Indian Elm Slippery Elm
Inula helenium Elecampane
Iris florentina or I. germanica Orris
Irish Broom Broom
Isopo Hyssop
Italian Parsley Lovage
Ivy Hedera spp.
J  [back to alphabet]
Jalap High John the Conqueror
Jasmine Jasminum officinale or J. odoratissimum
Jasminum officinale or J. odoratissimum Jasmine
Jessamin Jasmine
Johnny Jumper Pansy
Joh's Wort St. John's Wort
Jove's Flower Carnation
Joy in the Ground Periwinkle
Joy of the Mountains Marjoram
Juglans regia Walnut
Juniper Juniperus communis
Juniperus communis Juniper
Juno's Tears Vervain
Jupiter's Bean Henbane
Jupiter's Staff Mullein
K  [back to alphabet]
Karan Myrrh
Klamath Weed St. John's Wort
Knight's Milfoil Yarrow
Knitbone Comfrey
Knotted Marjoram Marjoram
Knyghten Yarrow
L  [back to alphabet]
Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Ladies' Mantle Yarrow
Ladies' Seal Bryony
Lady Elder Elder
Lady of the Meadow Meadowsweet
Lady's Foxglove Mullein
Lady's Mantle Yarrow
Lamb Mint Spearmint
Lamb's Ears Betony
Lammint Peppermint
Laurus nobilis Bay Laurel
Lavender Lavendula officinale or L. vera
Lavendula officinale or L. vera Lavender
Lavose Lovage
Lemon Verbena Lippia citriodora
Leopard's Bane Arnica montana
Lettuce Lactuca sativa
Levisticum Lovage
Levisticum officinale Lovage
Ling Heather
Link Broom
Lion's Hair Turnip (leaves)
Lippia citriodora Lemon Verbena
Little Queen Meadowsweet
Live-In-Idleness Pansy
Llwyd y cwn Horehound
Lonicera caprifolium Honeysuckle
Lousewort Betony
Lovage Levisticum officinale
Love Fruit Orange
Love Parsley Lovage
Love Root Lovage
Loving Herbs Lovage
Lubestico Lovage
Lurk-in-the-Ditch Pennyroyal
M [back to alphabet] 
Mackerel Mint Spearmint
Majorane Marjoram
Mandragor Mandrake
Mandragor officinarum Mandrake (European)
Mandrake (American) May-Apple
Mandrake (European) Mandragor officinarum
Mannikin Mandrake
Manzanilla Chamomile
Marigold Calendula officinalis
Marjoram Origanum majorana
Marjorlaine Marjoram
Marrubium Horehound
Marrubium vulgare Horehound
Maruil Horehound
Marybud Marigold
Marygold Marigold
Master of the Woods Woodruff
Masterwort Angelica
Mastic Gum Mastic
Masticke Gum Mastic
May Hawthorn
May Bush Hawthorn
May-Apple Podophyllum peltatum
May-Apple Mandrake
Maythen Chamomile
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Meadowwort Meadowsweet
Meadsweet Meadowsweet
Mecca Balsam Balm of Gilead
Menta spicata Spearmint
Mentha piperita Peppermint
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal
Milfoil Yarrow
Military Herb Yarrow
Millefolium Yarrow
Mirra Balsom Myrrh
Mistletoe Viscum album
Moonlight on the Grove Jasmine
Moose Elm Slippery Elm
Mosquito Plant Pennyroyal
Mother of the Herbs Rue
Mountain Ash Rowan
Mountain Mint Marjoram
Muggons Mugwort
Mugwort Artemisia vulgaris
Mullein Verbascum thapsus
Myrica cerifera or Myrtus communis Myrtle
Myristica fragrans Nutmeg
Myrrh Commiphoria myrrha
Myrtle Myrica cerifera or Myrtus communis
N  [back to alphabet]
Nattree Elder
Naughty Man Mugwort
Nelka Carnation
Nepeta cataria Catnip
Nettle Urtica dioica
Nicotiana tabacum Tobacco
Nion Ash
Nip Catnip
Noble Yarrow Yarrow
Nosebleed Yarrow
Nurse-Heal Elecampane
Nutmeg Myristica fragrans
O  [back to alphabet]
Oak Quercus alba
Ocimum basilicum Basil
Odendron Myrrh
Oingnum Onion
Old Gal Elder
Old Lady Elder
Old Man Mugwort
Old Man's Fennel Mullein
Old Man's Mustard Yarrow
Old Man's Pepper Yarrow
Old Uncle Henry Mugwort
Old Woman Wormwood
Olibans Frankincense
Olibanum Frankincense
Onion Allium cepa
Onyoun Onion
Orange Citrus sinesis
Origanum majorana Marjoram
Orris Iris florentina or I. germanica
Osier Willow
Osterick Bistort
Our Herb Basil
Our Lady's Mint Spearmint
P [back to alphabet] 
Paenoia officinalis Peony
Pansy Viola tricolor
Papaver spp. Poppy
Pasque Flower Anenome
Passions Bistort
Password Primrose
Patchouli Pogostemon cablin or P. patchouli
Patchouly Patchouli
Patience Dock Bistort
Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium
Peony Paenoia officinalis
Pepper Capsicum spp.
Peppermint Mentha piperita
Periwinkle Vinca major
Persian Walnut Walnut
Personata Burdock
Peter's Staff Mullein
Phu Valerian
Pig's Tail Leopard's Bane
Pigeon's Grass Vervain
Pigeonwood Vervain
Piliolerian Pennyroyal
Pimpernel Pimpinella magna
Pimpinella Pimpernel
Pimpinella anisum Anise
Pimpinella magna Pimpernel
Pine Pinus spp.
Pinus spp. Pine
Pipe Tree Elder
Pistachia lentiscus Gum Mastic
Podophyllum peltatum May-Apple
Pogostemon cablin or P. patchouli Patchouli
Poison Tobacco Henbane
Polygonatum multiflorum or P. odoratum Solomon's Seal
Polygonum bistorta Bistort
Poor Man's Treacle Garlic
Poppy Papaver spp.
Populus candicans Balm of Gilead
Pot marigold Marigold
Pot Marjoram Marjoram
Potentilla canadensis Cinquefoil
Primrose Primula vulgaris
Primula vulgaris Primrose
Pucha-Pot Patchouli
Pudding Grass Pennyroyal
Purple Betony Betony
Pyrus malus Apple
Q  [back to alphabet]
Queen Elizabeth Root Orris
Queen of the Meadow Meadowsweet
Quercus alba Oak
Quickbane Rowan
R  [back to alphabet]
Raccoon Berry Mandrake
Red Elm Slippery Elm
Red Eyebright Eyebright
Red Legs Bistort
Rewe Rue
Rob Elder Elder
Roden-Quicken-Royan Rowan
Roden-Quicken-Royan Rowan
Roman Chamomile Chamomile
Roman Laurel Bay Laurel
Ros Maria Rosemary
Rosa spp. Rose
Rose Rosa spp.
Rosemarie Rosemary
Rosemarinus officinalis Rosemary
Rosemary Rosemarinus officinalis
Rosmarine Rosemary
Rowan Sorbus aucuparia
Roynetree Rowan
Rue Ruta graveolens
Run-by-the-Ground Pennyroyal
Ruta Rue
Ruta graveolens Rue
S  [back to alphabet]
Saffron Crocus sativus
Sage Salvia officinalis
Saille Willow
Sailor's Tobacco Mugwort
Salicyn Willow Willow
Salix alba Willow
Salsify Comfrey
Salvia officinalis Sage
Sambucus canadesis Elder
Sandalwood Santalum album
Sandalwood Sandalwood
Sanguinary Yarrow
Santal Sandalwood
Santalum album Sandalwood
Saunders Sandalwood
Scabwort Elecampane
Scotch Broom Broom
Scottish Heather Heather
Sea Dew Rosemary
Sea Parsley Lovage
Sealroot Solomon's Seal
Sealwort Solomon's Seal
Seed of Horus Horehound
Set Well Valerian
Setuale Valerian
Setwell Valerian
Seven Year's Love Yarrow
Shepherd's Club Mullein
Shepherd's Herb Mullein
Siam Benzoin Benzoin
Silver Bough Apple
Silver Branch Apple
Simpler's Joy Vervain
Skin of Man Fern
Sleep Wort Lettuce
Slipper Root Comfrey
Slippery Elm Ulmas fulva
Snake's Grass Yarrow
Snakeweed Bistort
Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus
Soldier's Tea Horehound
Soldier's Woundwort Yarrow
Solomon's Seal Polygonatum multiflorum or P. odoratum
Sonchus spp. Thistle
Sorb Apple Rowan
Sorbus aucuparia Rowan
Sorcerer's Violet Periwinkle
Sough Tree Willow
Sow Bread Cyclamen
Spanish Saffron Saffron
Spearmint Menta spicata
Spike Lavender
Spire Mint Spearmint
Spousa Solis Marigold
Squaw Mint Pennyroyal
St. George's Herb Valerian
St. John's Wort Hypericum perforatum
St. Joseph's Wort Basil
Stachys officinalis Betony
Stanch Grass Yarrow
Stanch Weed Yarrow
Star Anise Illicium verum or I. anisatum
Star fo the Earth Avens
Steeplebush Meadowsweet
Stepmother Pansy
Styrax benzoin Benzoin
Summer's Bride Marigold
Sunfield Cinquefoil
Sunflower Helianthis annuus
Swallow Herb Celandine
Swallowwort Celandine
Sweet Basil Basil
Sweet Bay Bay Laurel
Sweet Dock Bistort
Sweet Elder Elder
Sweet Marjoram Marjoram
Sweet Orange Orange
Sweet Violet Violet
Sweet Wood Cinnamon
Sweet Woodruff Woodruff
Swinebread Cyclamen
Swine's Snout Dandelion (leaves)
Symphytum officinale Comfrey
Synkefoyle Cinquefoil
T [back to alphabet]  
Tamus Bryony
Tansy Yarrow
Tetterberry Bryony
Tetterwort Celandine
Thistle Sonchus spp.
Thorn Hawthorn
Thousand Seal Yarrow
Three-Leaved Grass Clover
Thunderbesom Mistletoe
Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Thymus vulgaris Thyme
Tickweed Pennyroyal
Tipton Weed St. John's Wort
Tobacco Nicotiana tabacum
Tonka Bean Coumarouna odorata or Dipteryx odorata
Tonqua Tonka Bean
Tonqua Bean Tonka Bean
Tonquin Bean Tonka Bean
Torches Mullein
Tree of Chasity Hawthorn
Tree of Death Cypress
Tree of Doom Elder
Tree of Enchantment Willow
Tree of Evil Walnut
Tree of Love Apple
Trefoil Clover
Trifolium spp. Clover
Trumpet Weed Meadowsweet
Turnip Brassica rapa
Turnsole Heliotrope
U  [back to alphabet]
Ulmas fulva Slippery Elm
Unyoun Onion
Urtica dioica Nettle
V  [back to alphabet]
Valerian Valeriana officinalis
Valeriana officinalis Valerian
Van Van Vervain
Vandal Root Valerian
Vanilla Vanilla aromatica or V. planifolia
Vanilla aromatica or V. planifolia Vanilla
Van-Van Vervain
Velvet Plant Mullein
Velvetback Mullein
Verbana officianlis Vervain
Verbascum thapsus Mullein
Verbena Vervain
Vervain Verbana officianlis
Vervan Vervain
Vinca major Periwinkle
Viola tricolor Pansy
Viola tricolor Violet
Violet Viola tricolor
Viscum album Mistletoe
W [back to alphabet] 
Wallwort Comfrey
Walnut Juglans regia
Wax Myrtle Myrtle
Waxberry Myrtle
Whig Plant Chamomile
White Sandalwood
White Bryony Bryony
White Horehound Horehound
White Thorn Hawthorn
White Willow Willow
Whitty Rowan
Wicken Tree Rowan
Wiggin Ran Tree Rowan
Wiggy Rowan
Wiky Rowan
Wild Ash Rowan
Wild Hops Bryony
Wild Lemon Mandrake
Wild Vine Bryony
Willow Salix alba
Windflower Anenome
Wintersweet Marjoram
Witch Herb Mugwort
Witchbane Rowan
Witchen Rowan
Witches' Aspirin Willow
Witches' Herb Basil
Witchwood Rowan
With Willow
Withy Willow
Wolf Foot Bugle Weed
Womandrake Mandrake
Wood Betony Betony
Wood Vine Bryony
Woodbine Honeysuckle
Woodrove Woodruff
Woodruff Asperula odorata
Woodruffe Woodruff
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium
Wound Wort Yarrow
Wuderife Woodruff
Wuderove Woodruff
Y [back to alphabet]  
Yakori Benegestro Elder
Yalluc Comfrey
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Yarroway Yarrow
Yellow Avens Avens
Yellow Sandalwood Sandalwood
Yerba Louisa Lemon Verbena
Yn-leac Onion
Ysopo Hyssop