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)
Baldellia ranunculoides Lesser water plantain
Ballota acetabulosa Shrubby horehound
Beckmannia syzigachne American slough grass
Begonia Begonia
Begonia Begonia , Double begonia
Bellis perennis Double daisy
Berberidopsis corallina Coral plant
Berberis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis buxifolia Barberry, Beberis
Berberis candidula Barberry, Beberis
Berberis darwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis gagnepainii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis hookeri Barberry, Beberis
Berberis julianae Barberry, Beberis
Berberis media Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii Berberis, Barberry
Berberis verruculosa Barberry, Beberis
Berberis wilsonae Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x irwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x ottawensis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x stenophylla Barberry, Beberis
Bergenia Elephant's ears, elephant ears, St Patrick's Cabbage, Pip squeak plant
Bergenia crassifolia Elephant's ears or elephant-ears
Beta Beet
Beta vulgaris Beet, Beetroot, Chard
Beta vulgaris Beetroot
Beta vulgaris Beetroot
Beta vulgaris Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris Italian beetroot, Beetroot, Garden beet
Beta vulgaris Mangel wurzel, Mangold
Beta vulgaris Ruby chard
Beta vulgaris Sea beet
Beta vulgaris Spinach beet
Beta vulgaris Sugar beet
Beta vulgaris Swiss chard, Seakale beet
Beta vulgaris Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard, Seakale beet
Beta vulgaris Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard, Spinach beet
Betula Birch
Betula albosinesnis Chinese white birch
Betula ermanii Erman birch, Gold birch
Betula jacquemontii White-barked Himalayan birch
Betula maximowicziana Monach birch
Betula nigra River birch
Betula pendula Silver birch
Betula pubescens White birch, European white birch, Downy birch, Moor birch
Betula utilis Asian birch
Betula utilis Himalayan birch
Blechnum spicant Hard fern
Blysmus compressus Flat-sedge
Blysmus rufus Saltmarsh Flat-sedge
Bolboschoenus maritimus Sea Club-rush
Brachyglottis Shrubby ragwort
Brachypodium pinnatum Tor-grass
Brachypodium sylvaticum False Brome
Bracteantha bracteata Straw flower
Brassica napus Swede, Rutabaga
Brassica napus Swede, Swedish turnip, neep
Brassica oleracea Borecole, Kale, Curly greens, Curly kale
Brassica oleracea Borecole, Kale, Collard greens
Brassica oleracea Broccoli
Brassica oleracea Broccoli
Brassica oleracea Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea Broccoli, Early purple sprouting broccoli
Brassica oleracea Brokali
Brassica oleracea Brussels Sprout
Brassica oleracea Brussels sprout
Brassica oleracea Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Earliana
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Red Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Savoy Cabbage
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Spring cabbage
Brassica oleracea Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Cauliflower, Brocolli
Brassica oleracea Chinese broccoli
Brassica oleracea Kale
Brassica oleracea Kale, Borecole
Brassica oleracea Kale, Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan Kale, Black cabbage
Brassica oleracea Kale, Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan Kale, Black cabbage, Borecole
Brassica oleracea Kohl rabi
Brassica oleracea Ornamental winter kale
Brassica oleracea Romanesco broccoli, Romanesco cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Wild mustard
Brassica rapa Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage
Brassica rapa Chinese cabbage, Cabbage
Brassica rapa Pak choi
Brassica rapa Turnip
Briza maxima Greater Quaking-grass
Briza media Quaking grass
Briza minor Lesser Quaking-grass
Bromopsis benekenii Lesser hairy brome
Bromopsis erecta Upright brome
Bromopsis inermis Hungarian brome
Bromopsis ramosa Hairy brome
Bromus arvensis Field brome
Bromus carinata California Brome
Bromus cathartica Rescue Brome
Bromus commutatus Meadow brome
Bromus diandra Great brome
Bromus hordeaceus Softbrome
Bromus interruptus Interrupted brome
Bromus lepidus Slender soft brome
Bromus madritensis Compact brome
Bromus marginata Western Brome
Bromus pseudosecalinus Smith's brome
Bromus racemosus Smooth brome
Bromus rigida Ripgut brome
Bromus secalinus Rye brome
Bromus sterilis Barren brome
Bromus tectorum Drooping brome
Brugmansia Tree datura
Brugmansia arborea Angel's trumpets, Datura
Brugmansia aurea Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet
Brugmansia suaveolens Angel's tears
Brunnera macrophylla Perennial forget-me-knot
Buddleja Buddleia
Buddleja Buddleja
Buddleja alternifolia Buddleia
Buddleja davidii Buddleia
Buddleja davidii Butterfly bush, Buddleia
Bunium bulbocastanum Giant pignut
Butomus umbellatus Flowering rush
Buxus Box
Buxus sempervirens Box
Buxus sempervirens Box, Common box
Buxus sempervirens Common box
Buxus sempervirens Common box, Box

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