Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'b', 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)
Ballota acetabulosa Shrubby horehound
Begonia Begonia
Bellis perennis Double daisy
Berberis darwinii Barberry
Berberis thunbergii Berberis, Barberry
Bergenia Elephant ears
Beta vulgaris Beetroot
Beta vulgaris (Cida group) Ruby chard
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens Swiss chard, Seakale beet
Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens Swiss chard, Spinach beet
Betula Birch
Betula White barked birch
Betula ermanii x B. Pubescens Birch
Betula pendula Silver birch
Blechnum spicant Hard fern
Brachyglottis Shrubby ragwort
Brassica napus subsp. rapifera Swede, Rutabaga
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group Kale
Brassica oleracea Acephala Group Kale, Borecole
Brassica oleracea Capitata Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Capitata Cabbage, Earliana
Brassica oleracea Capitata Spring cabbage, Cabbage
Brassica oleracea italica Early purple sprouting broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. acephala Borecole, Curly greens, Curly kale
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Broccoli
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes Kohl rabi
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda Cabbage, Red Cabbage
Brassica oleracea var. sabauda Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage
Brassica olerancea var. botrytis Calabrese , Brocolli
Brassica olerancea var. botrytis Cauliflower
Brassica rapa var. pekinensis Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage
Brassica rapa var. pekinensis Chinese cabbage, Cabbage
Brassica rapa var. rapa Turnip
Briza media Quaking grass
Brugmansia arborea Angel's trumpets, Datura
Brunnera macrophylla Perennial forget-me-knot
Buddleja Buddleia
Buddleja Buddleja
Butomus umbellatus Flowering rush
Buxus Box
Buxus sempervirens Common box
Buxus sempervirens Common box, Box

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