Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'b', listed by common name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with common names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by botanic name.

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Table: List of common names of plants along with their botanic/latin name equivalent.
Common name Botanic name
Baby's tears, Mind-your-own business Soleirolia soleirolii
Balloon flower Platycodon
Balsam poplar Populus balsamifera
Baltic rush Juncus balticus
Bamboo Chusquea culeou
Bamboo Phyllostachys aureosulcata
Bamboo Pleioblastus auricoma
Banana, Japanese banana Musa basjoo
Barberry, Beberis Berberis
Barberry, Beberis Berberis buxifolia
Barberry, Beberis Berberis candidula
Barberry, Beberis Berberis darwinii
Barberry, Beberis Berberis gagnepainii
Barberry, Beberis Berberis hookeri
Barberry, Beberis Berberis x irwinii
Barberry, Beberis Berberis julianae
Barberry, Beberis Berberis media
Barberry, Beberis Berberis x ottawensis
Barberry, Beberis Berberis x stenophylla
Barberry, Beberis Berberis thunbergii
Barberry, Beberis Berberis verruculosa
Barberry, Beberis Berberis wilsonae
Barren brome Bromus sterilis
Barrenwort Epimedium grandiflorum
Barrenwort Epimedium x versicolor
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Basil, Purple leafed basil Ocimum basilicum
Basil, Common sweet basil Ocimum basilicum
Basil Ocimum basilicum
Basil, Sweet basil, Common basil Ocimum basilicum
Bay Willow Salix pentandra
Bay, Sweet bay, Bay laurel Laurus nobilis
Beaked tasselweed Ruppia maritima
Bear's Breeches Acanthus mollis
Bear's Breeches Acanthus spinosus
Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri
Bearded couch Elymus caninus
Bearded fescue Vulpia ciliata
Bearded iris Iris
Bearded iris, Tall bearded iris Iris
Bedstraw Galium
Bedstraw, Lady's bedstraw Galium verum
Bee orchid Ophrys apifera
Beech Fagus sylvatica
Beet Beta
Beet, Beetroot, Chard Beta vulgaris
Beetroot Beta vulgaris
Beetroot Beta vulgaris
Beetroot, Garden beet Beta vulgaris
Begonia Begonia
Begonia , Double begonia Begonia
Bell pepper, pepper, Capsicum Capsicum annuum
Bell pepper, pepper Capsicum annuum
Belladonna lily, amarillo, Jersey Lily Amaryllis belladonna
Bellflower, Clustered bellflower Campanula glomerata
Bellflower Campanula poscharskyana
Bellflower Campanula glomerata Alba
Berberis, Barberry Berberis thunbergii
Bergamot Monarda
Bergamot, Bee balm Monarda didyma
Bergamot Monarda didyma
Bergamote orange Citrus bergamia
Bermuda grass Cynodon dactylon
Bieberstein's crocus Crocus speciosus
Birch Betula
Bird cherry Prunus padus
Bird's nest orchid Neottia nidus-avis
Bird's-foot sedge Carex ornithopoda
Bithynian vetch Vicia bithynica
Biting stonecrop, Common stonecrop Sedum acre
Bittersweet Celastrus orbiculatus
Black alpine sedge Carex atrata
Black Bent Agrostis gigantea
Black bog rush Schoenus nigricans
Black bryony Tamus communis
Black grass, Slender meadow foxtail Alopecurus myosuroides
Black mulberry Morus nigra
Black pine Pinus nigra
Black pine Pinus nigra
Black poplar, wild black poplar Populus nigra
Black turf lily, Ornamental grass Ophiopogon planiscapus
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia fulgida
Black-eyed Susan, Coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia fulgida
Black-stemmed bamboo, Bamboo Phyllostachys nigra
Blackberry Rubus fruticosus
Blackberry, Bramble Rubus tricolor
Blackcurrant, Currant Ribes nigrum
Blackcurrant sage Salvia microphylla
Blackthorn, Sloe, Sloe Prunus spinosa
Bladder nut Staphylea colchica
Bladder sedge Carex vesicaria
Blanket flower Gaillardia
Bleeding heart, Dicentra Dicentra
Bleeding heart, Lady in the bath, Dicentra Dicentra spectabilis
Blue corn lily Aristea ecklonii
Blue fescue Festuca longifolia
Blue holly Ilex x meserveae
Blue holly, Holly Ilex x meserveae
Blue iris Iris spuria
Blue lily, African lily, Lily of the Nile Agapanthus praecox
Blue moor grass Sesleria caerulea
Blue phlox Phlox divaricata
Blue poppy, Himalayan poppy Meconopsis x sheldonii
Blue vervain Verbena hastata
Blue yucca Yucca rigida
Blue-eyed grass Sisyrinchium bermudiana
Bluebell Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'
Blueberry Vaccinium 'Bluecrop'
Blueberry, Bilberry, Whortleberry, Huckleberry Vaccinium myrtillus
Blunt flowered rush Juncus subnodulosus
Blunt-leaved pondweed Potamogeton obtusifolius
Bog arum, Marsh arum Calla palustris
Bog asphodel Narthecium ossifragum
Bog hair grass Deschampsia setacea
Bog Orchid Hammarbya paludosa
Bog pondweed Potamogeton polygonifolius
Bog primula Primula
Bog sage Salvia uliginosa
Bog sedge Carex limosa
Bogbeam Menyanthes trifoliata
Borecole, Kale, Curly greens, Curly kale Brassica oleracea
Borecole, Kale, Collard greens Brassica oleracea
Borrer's saltmarsh grass Puccinellia fasciculata
Boston ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata
Bottle sedge Carex rostrata
Bottlebrush Callistemon
Bowles mint Mentha x villosa
Box Buxus
Box Buxus sempervirens
Box elder Acer negundo
Box Honeysuckle, Shubby Honeysuckle Lonicera nitida
Box, Common box Buxus sempervirens
Boxleaf Azara Azara microphylla
Bramble, Blackberry Rubus
Bramley apple Malus domestica
Branched bur reed Sparganium erectum
Brass buttons Cotula
Brass buttons Cotula coronopifolia
Bread wheat Triticum aestivatum
Breton fescue Festuca armoricana
Bridal wreath Francoa appendiculata
Bridal wreath, Foam of May Spiraea
Bridal wreath, Foam of May Spiraea x arguta
Bristle Bent Agrostis curtisii
Bristle club rush Isolepis setacea
Bristle Oat Avena strigosa
Bristle sedge Carex microglochin
Bristly hollyhock Alcea setosa
Bristol rock-cress Arabis scabra
Broad bean, Dwarf broad bean, , Fava bean, Field bean Vicia faba
Broad bean Vicia faba
Broad leaf thyme Thymus pulegioides
Broad leaved rush Juncus planifolius
Broad-leaved bamboo Sasa palmata
Broad-leaved bellflower Campanula lactiflora
Broad-leaved cottongrass Eriophorum latifolium
Broad-leaved helleborine Epipactis helleborine
Broad-leaved leek Allium nigrum
Broad-leaved meadow grass Poa chaixii
Broad-leaved pondweed Potamogeton natans
Broad-leaved sedge Carex siderosticha
Broadleaf Griselinia littoralis
Broadleaved thyme, Menthol plant, Spanish thyme, Indian borage Plectranthus amboinicus
Broccoli, Calabrese Brassica oleracea
Broccoli, Early purple sprouting broccoli Brassica oleracea
Broccoli Brassica oleracea
Broccoli Brassica oleracea
Brokali Brassica oleracea
Brook thistle, Ornamental thistle, Thistle Cirsium rivulare
Brooklime Veronica beccabunga
Broom Genista
Brown beak sedge Rhynchospora fusca
Brown Bent Agrostis vinealis
Brown bog rush Schoenus ferrugineus
Brown Galingale Cyperus fuscus
Brown sedge Carex disticha
Brussels sprout Brassica oleracea
Brussels Sprout Brassica oleracea
Buckler leaf sorrel Rumex scutatus
Buddleia Buddleja
Buddleia Buddleja alternifolia
Buddleia Buddleja davidii
Buddleja Buddleja
Buffalo currant Ribes odoratum
Bugbane Cimicifuga simplex
Bugle Ajuga
Bugle Ajuga reptans
Bugle lily Watsonia borbonica
Bulbous Canary grass, Harding grass Phalaris aquatica
Bulbous foxtail Alopecurus bulbosus
Bulbous meadow grass Poa bulbosa
Bulbous rush Juncus bulbosus
Bulrush Typha latifolia
Bunch flowered daffodil Narcissus tazetta
Burnt orchid Orchis ustulata
Busy lizzie Impatiens
Busy lizzie Impatiens omeiana
Busy lizzie Impatiens walleriana
Butcher's broom Ruscus aculeatus
Buttercup Ranunculus
Butterfly bush, Buddleia Buddleja davidii
Butternut squash, Butternut Cucubita moschata

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