Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'c', 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)
Calendula Pot marigold, Marigold
Calendula officinalis Marigold, Pot
Calendula officinalis Pot marigold
Calluna vulgaris Heather
Caltha palustris Golden Kingcups
Caltha palustris Marsh marigold
Camassia leichtlinii caerulea Quamash
Camellia Camellia
Camellia x williamsii Camellia
Campanula Campanula
Campanula Campanula, Canterbury Bell, Cup and Saucer
Campanula glomerata Bellflower, Clustered bellflower
Campanula poscharskyana Bellflower, Campanula
Canna indica Indian shot plant
Capsicum Pepper, Capsicum
Capsicum annuum Bell pepper
Capsicum annuum Ornamental pepper, Capsicum
Capsicum anuum Chilli
Cardamine pratensis Lady's smock, Cuckoo flower
Carex New Zealand Sedge
Carex buchananii Leatherleaf sedge
Carex elata Turfted sedge
Carex flagellifera Ornamental grass
Carex ornithopoda Variegata Ornamental grass
Carex oshimensi syn. C. morrowii Ornamental grass
Carex riparia Sedge, Great pond sedge
Carmona Tropical tea tree
Carpinus betulus Hornbeam
Catabrosa aquatica Whorl-grass
Catalpa bignonioides Indian bean tree
Ceanothus Ceanothus
Ceanothus Ceanothus, Californian lilac
Celosia Celosia
Celosia cristata Cockscomb
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower
Cephalocereus senilis Old man cactus
Cerastium nigrescens Shetland mouseear
Cerastium tomentosum Snow in summer
Ceratophyllum demersum Hornwort
Cereus peruvianus Peruvian Apple, Cactus
Chaenomeles speciosa Ornamental quince
Chaenomeles speciosa Ornamental quince, Japonica
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Lawson cypress
Chamaemelum nobile Chamomile, Lawn chamomile
Chamaerops humilis Dwarf fan palm
Cheiranthus cheiri Wallflower
Chenopodium murale Nettle-leaved goosefoot
Chimonanthus praecox Wintersweet
Chionodoxa forbesii Glory-of-the-Snow
Chionodoxa luciliae Glory-of-the-Snow
Choisya ternata Mexican orange blossom, Choisya
Chrysanthemum segetum Corn marigold
Cichorium Chicory
Cichorium intybus Chicory
Cichorium intybus Italian chicory, Radicchio
Cimicifuga simplex Bugbane
Cirsium rivulare Thistle
Cistus Rock rose
Cistus x purpureus Rock rose
Clarkia Godetia
Clematis Clematis
Clematis alpina Clematis
Clematis alpina var. ochotensis Clematis
Clematis armandii Clematis
Clematis cartmanii Clematis
Clematis cirrhosa balearica Clematis
Clematis heracleifolia Clematis
Clematis lanuginose Clematis
Clematis macropetala Clematis
Clematis montana Clematis
Clematis orientalis Clematis
Clematis rehderiana Clematis
Clematis tangutica Clematis
Clematis texensis Clematis
Clematis triternata Clematis
Clematis viticella Clematis
Cocos nucifera Coconut palm, Coconut
Coincya wrightii Lundy cabbage
Colchicum Meadow saffron
Consolida Larkspur
Convallaria Lily-of-the-valley
Convolvulus cneorum Convolvulus
Cordyline indivisa Cordyline
Coreopsis Coreopsis
Coreopsis tinctoria Tickseed
Coriandrum sativum Coriander
Cornus alba Dogwood, Red barked dogwood
Cornus alba Red barked dogwood
Cornus alternifolia Dogwood
Cornus canadensis Creeping dogwood
Cornus kousa var. chinensis Dogwood
Cornus sanguinea Dogwood
Cornus stolonifera Dogwood
Corokia cotoneaster Wire-netting bush
Corydalis Climbing corydalis
Corylus avellana Hazel
Cosmos Cosmos
Cotinus coggygri Smoke bush
Cotoneaster horizontalis Wall-spray
Cotoneaster splendens Cotoneaster
Cotula coronopifolia Brass buttons
Crambe maritima Sea kale
Crataegus monogyna Hawthorn, Thorn
Crataegus monogyna Pendula Weeping Hawthorn
Crinodendron hookerianum Chilean lantern tree
Crithmum maritimum Rock samphire, samphire, sea fennel
Crocosmia Crocosmia, Montbretia
Crocus pulchellus Crocus
Crocus tommasinianus Crocus
Cucubita pepo conv. Giromontina Marrow
Cucubita pepo conv. Giromontina Marrow, Courgette
Cucumis sativus Cucumber
Cucurbita Squash
Cucurbita pepo Courgette, Zucchini
Cucurbita pepo Courgette, Zucchini
Cupressus sempervirens Italian cypress, Cypress
Cyathea australis Rough tree fern
Cyathea cooperi syn. Alsophila sphaeropteris Tree fern
Cyathea cunninghamii Tree fern
Cyclamen Cyclamen
Cyclamen coum Cyclamen
Cyclamen hederifolium Cyclamen, Ivy-leaved cyclamen
Cyclamen persicum Cyclamen
Cymbalaria muralis Ivy-leaved toadflax
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon, Artichoke, Cardoon
Cynara cardunculus Cardoon, Artichoke, Globe artichoke
Cynara scolymus Globe artichoke
Cynara scolymus Globe artichoke, Artichoke
Cyperus alternifolius Sedge
Cyperus involucratus Ornamental grass

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