Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'h', 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)
Halesia moticola Snowdrop tree
Hamamelis mollis Witch hazel
Hamamelis mollis Witch hazel, Chinese witch hazel
Hamamelis x intermedia Copper Beauty
Hamamelis x intermedia Witch hazel
Hammarbya paludosa Bog Orchid
Hebe Hebe
Hebe albicans Hebe
Hebe parviflora Hebe
Hebe pinguifolia Hebe
Hebe rakaiensis Hebe
Hebe x franciscana Variegated Hebe
Hedera canariensis Ivy, Canary Island ivy, Variegated ivy
Hedera colchica Ivy, Persian ivy
Hedera helix Common English ivy
Hedera helix Irish ivy
Hedera helix Ivy
Hedera hibernica Irish ivy
Hedychium Ginger lily
Hedychium coccineum Ginger lily
Helenium Helen's Flower
Helenium Sneezeweed
Helenium Sneezeweed, Helen's Flower
Helianthemum nummularium Rock rose
Helianthus Sunflower
Helianthus annuus Sunflower
Helianthus atrorubens Sunflower
Helianthus salicifolius Sunflower
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem artichoke
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem artichoke, Artichoke
Helichrysum bracteatum Strawflower, Everlasting flower, Immortelle
Helichrysum italicum Curry plant, Helichrysum
Helichrysum petiolare Helichrysum
Helictotrichon pratense Meadow oat grass
Helictotrichon pubescens Downy oat grass
Helictotrichon sempervirens Steel blue oat grass
Helleborus Christmas rose, Lenten rose
Helleborus corsicus Lily of the valley
Helleborus foetidus The stinking hellebore, Stinkwort, Dungwort
Helleborus niger Christmas rose
Helleborus orientalis Lenten rose
Helleborus x hybridus Hellebore
Hemerocallis Daylily
Hemerocallis citrina Long yellow day lily, Citron daylily
Hemerocallis flava Daylily, Flava daylily
Hemerocallis fulva Daylily, Orange daylily, Tiger daylily, Ditch daylily
Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus Common yellow day lily, yellow day-lily
Heracleum Hogweed
Heracleum sphondylium Common Hogweed
Herminium monorchis Musk orchid
Hermodactylus tuberosus Snake's-head iris
Hesperis matronalis Sweet rocket
Hesperis matronalis Sweet rocket, Dame's violet
Heuchara micranthus Alum root
Heuchera Alum root
Heuchera Coral flower
Heuchera cylindrica Alum root
Hibiscus Hibiscus
Hibiscus sabdariffa Roselle
Hieracium Hawkweed
Hieracium pilosella Mouse-ear hawkweed
Hierochloe odorata Holy grass
Himantoglossum hircinum Lizard orchid
Hippeastrum Amaryllis
Hippophae rhamnoides Sea Buckthorn
Hippuris vulgaris Mare's tail
Holcus lanatus Yorkshire fog, velvet grass
Holcus mollis Creeping soft grass
Hordelymus europaeus Wood barley
Hordeum distichon Two rowed barley
Hordeum jubatum Foxtail barley
Hordeum marinum Sea barley
Hordeum murinum Wall barley
Hordeum secalinum Meadow barley
Hosta Hosta
Hosta Hosta , Funkia, Plantain lily
Hosta fortunei Gold-edged blue plantain lily
Hosta fortunei Hosta, Gold edged plantain lily
Hosta fortunei Hosta , Golden fortune plantain
Hosta sieboldiana Plantain lily, Funkia
Hosta undulata Hosta, Wavy plantain lily
Hottonia palustris Water Violet, Featherfoil
Howea forsteriana Kentia palm
Humulus lupulus Golden hop
Humulus lupulus Hop
Hyacinthoides hispanica Spanish bluebell
Hyacinthoides italica Italian Bluebell
Hyacinthoides non-scripta Bluebell
Hyacinthus orientalis Hyacinth
Hydrangea Hydrangea
Hydrangea macrophyllia Hydrangea, Comon hydrangea, Mophead hydrandea, Hortensias
Hydrangea petiolaris Climbing hydrangea
Hydrilla verticillata Esthwaite waterweed
Hydrocharis morsus-ranae Frogbit
Hyoscyamus niger Henbane
Hypericum calycinum Rose of sharon, Aaron's Beard
Hypericum montanum Pale St John's wort
Hypericum perforatum St Johns Wort
Hypoestes phyllostachya Hypoestes, Polka-dot Plant, Baby's Tears, Freckle Face
Hypoestes phyllostachya Polka-dot Plant, Baby's Tears, Freckle Face, Hypoestes
Hyssopus aristatus Rock Hyssop
Hyssopus officinalis Common hyssop

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