Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'i', 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)
Iberis Candytuft
Ilex Holly
Ilex aquifolium Holly
Ilex aquifolium Holly, Common holly
Ilex x altaclerensis Holly
Ilex x meserveae Blue holly
Ilex x meserveae Blue holly, Holly
Impatiens Busy lizzie
Impatiens omeiana Busy lizzie
Impatiens walleriana Busy lizzie
Imperata cylindrica Japanese Blood Grass
Ipheion uniflorum Spring starflower
Ipomoea Morning glory
Ipomoea Morning glory, Convolvulus
Ipomoea purpurea Common morning glory, Convolvulus
Ipomoea tricolor Morning glory
Ipomoea x imperialis Morning glory
Iris Bearded iris
Iris Bearded iris, Tall bearded iris
Iris Iris
Iris Iris
Iris Tall bearded iris
Iris ensata Japanese iris
Iris florentina Iris
Iris foetidissima Stinking iris, Roast-beef plant
Iris germanica Common German flag
Iris germanica Iris
Iris germanica Iris
Iris germanica Iris, Bearded iris
Iris graminea Grass-leaved iris, Plum tart iris
Iris latifolia English iris
Iris orientalis Turkish iris
Iris persica Persian iris
Iris pseudacorus Iris
Iris pseudacorus Iris, Yellow flag iris
Iris reticulata Iris
Iris sibirica Iris
Iris spuria Blue iris
Iris stylosa Iris
Iris unguicularis Winter flowering iris, Algerian iris, Algerian winter iris
Iris versicolor Purple iris
Iris xiphium Spanish iris
Isatis tinctoria Woad
Isolepis cernua Slender club rush
Isolepis setacea Bristle club rush
Ixia Corn lily
Ixia campanulata Red corn lily
Ixia paniculata Tubular corn lily

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