Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'l', 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)
Laburnum x watereri Golden Rain, Voss's laburnum
Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Lactuca sativa Lettuce
Lagarosiphon major Curly waterweed
Lagurus ovatus Hare's-tail grass
Lamiaceae Deadnettle
Lamium Dead nettle
Lamium Deadnettle
Lamium orvala Deadnettle
Larix decidua Larch
Lathyrus Sweet pea
Lathyrus vernus Spring pea, Bitter vetch
Lathyrus odoratus Sweet pea
Laurus Laurel, Bay tree
Laurus nobilis Bay, Sweet bay, Bay laurel
Lavandula English lavender
Lavandula French lavender
Lavandula French Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula Lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Dwarf white lavender, English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia English lavender, Old English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Lavender, English lavender
Lavandula angustifolia Pink lavender, English lavender
Lavandula dentata Fringed lavender (green form)
Lavandula dentata Fringed Lavender (Silver form)
Lavandula dentate Fringed Lavender
Lavandula dentate Fringed lavender, French lavender
Lavandula lanata Woolly Lavender, Lavender
Lavandula latifolia Portuguese lavender, Spike lavender
Lavandula pinnata Fernleaf lavender, Egyptian lavender
Lavandula stoechas French Lavender
Lavandula stoechas Lavender
Lavandula stoechas Papillon or butterfly lavender
Lavandula stoechas Spanish lavender, French lavender
Lavandula viridis Green lavender
Lavandula x chaytoriae Woolley lavender
Lavandula x intermedia Dutch lavender
Lavandula x intermedia Lavender
Lavandula x intermedia Lavender, English lavender
Lavatera thuringiaca Lavatera
Leccinum versipelle Orange birch bolete
Leersia oryzoides Rice cutgrass
Lemna Duckweed
Lemna gibba Fat duckweed
Lemna minor Common duckweed
Lemna minuta Least duckweed
Lemna triscula Ivy-leaved duckweed
Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort
Lepidium sativum Cress
Leptospermum Manuka, Tea-tree, New Zealand tea-tree
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye daisy
Leucanthemum x superbum Shasta daisy
Leucojum aestivum Summer snowflake, Loddon lily
Leucojum vernum Spring snowflake
Levisticum officinale Lovage
Leycesteria formosa Himalayan honeysuckle, Pheasent berry
Leymus arenarius Lyme grass
Liatris spicata Gay feathers
Libertia elegans Lesser Chilean iris
Libertia formosa Chilean iris
Ligustrum ovalifolium Oval Leaf privet, Privet
Ligustrum vulgare Common pivet
Lilium Lily
Lilium candidum Lily, Madonna Lily
Lilium martagon Martagon lily
Lilium pyrenaicum Pyrenean lily
Linaria Toadflax
Linaria Cymbalaria Ivy-leafed toadflax, Pennywort
Linaria purpurea Purple toadflax
Linaria vulgaris Common toadflax
Linum perenne Flax
Liparis False twayblade
Liparis loeselii Fen orchid
Lippia citriodora, Lemon Beebrush Lemon Beebrush
Liquidambar styraciflua Sweet gum
Liriodendron tulipfera Tulip tree
Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip tree
Liriope muscari Lilyturf
Listera cordata Lesser twayblade
Listera ovata Twayblade, common twayblade
Livistona chinensis Chinese Fan Palm
Lloydia serotina Snowdon lily
Lobelia Lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal flower, Lobelia
Lobelia x gerardii Lobelia
Lobularia maririma Sweet alyssum
Loiseleuria procumbens Alpine azalea, Trailing azalea
Lolium Ryegrass
Lolium multiflorum Italian ryegrass
Lolium perenne Perennial ryegrass
Lonicera Honeysuckle
Lonicera caprifolium Perfoliate honeysuckle, Honeysuckle
Lonicera fragrantissima Shrubby honeysuckle, Honeysuckle
Lonicera hildebrandiana Giant honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica Evergreen honeysuckle
Lonicera japonica Japanese honeysuckle
Lonicera nitida Box Honeysuckle, Shubby Honeysuckle
Lonicera nitida Chinese honeysuckle, Poor man's box
Lonicera periclymenum Dutch honeysuckle
Lonicera periclymenum Honeysuckle
Lonicera periclymenum Honeysuckle, Common honeysuckle, Woodbine
Lonicera pileata Privet honeysuckle
Lunaria annua Honesty
Lupinus Lupin
Lupinus chamissonis Dune lupin
Luronium natans Floating water-plantain
Luzula arcuata Curved wood rush
Luzula campestris Field wood rush
Luzula forsteri Southern wood rush
Luzula luzuloides White wood rush
Luzula maxima Greater wood rush
Luzula multiflora Heath wood rush
Luzula nivea Snowy wood rush
Luzula pallidula Fen wood rush
Luzula pilosa Hairy wood rush
Luzula spicata Spiked wood rush
Luzula sylvatica Greater wood rush
Luzula sylvatica Greater woodrush
Lychnis coronaria White-flowered rose campion, Rose campion
Lychnis flos-cuculi Ragged robin
Lycopersicum esculentum Tomato
Lycopersicum esculentum Tomato
Lycopus europaeus Gypsywort
Lysichiton americanus American skink cabbage
Lysichiton camtschatcensis Asian Skunk-cabbage
Lysimachia Loosestrife
Lysimachia atropurpurea Loosestrife
Lysimachia ciliata Loosestrife
Lysimachia ephemerum Loosestrife
Lysimachia nummularia Crepping jenny, Moneywort
Lysimachia punctata Loosestrife
Lythrum salicaria Purple loosestrife

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