Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'g', 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
Galingale Cyperus longus
Garden strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Garden tulip Tulipa gesneriana
Garland flower Daphne cneorum
Garlic Allium sativum
Garlic mustard Sisymbrium alliaria
Gay feathers Liatris spicata
Gentian Gentiana
Geranium Geranium
Geranium, Cranesbill Geranium
Geranium Geranium clarkei
Geranium Geranium endressii
Geranium Geranium phaeum
Geranium Pelargonium
Germander Teucrium fruticans
Geum Geum
Ghost berry Rubus thibetanus
Ghost orchid Epipogium aphyllum
Giant coneflower Rudbeckia maxima
Giant cowslip Primula florindae
Giant fennel Ferula communis
Giant fescue Festuca gigantea
Giant honeysuckle Lonicera hildebrandiana
Giant montbretia Crocosmia masoniorum
Giant pignut Bunium bulbocastanum
Giant reed, Spanish reed Arundo donax
Giant stipas Stipa
Ginger lily Hedychium
Ginger lily Hedychium coccineum
Ginger mint Mentha x gentilis
Ginger mint Mentha x gracilis
Gladioli Gladiolus
Gladioli Gladiolus communis
Glaucous meadow grass Poa glauca
Glaucous sedge Carex flacca
Globe Artichoke Cynara scolymus
Globe artichoke, Artichoke Cynara scolymus
Globe Thistle Echinops sphaerocephalus
Globeflower Trollius
Globeflower Trollius chinensis
Globeflower Trollius x cultorum
Glory bush Tibouchina
Glory lily Gloriosa superba
Glory-of-the-Snow Chionodoxa forbesii
Glory-of-the-Snow Chionodoxa luciliae
Goat's beard Aruncus dioicus
Goat's rue Galega
Goats Rue Galega officinalis
Godetia Clarkia
Gold orache Atriplex hortensis
Gold tipped marjoram Origanum vulgare
Gold-edged blue plantain lily Hosta fortunei
Golden cat grass, Golden oats Stipa gigantea
Golden Chinese Timber Bamboo Phyllostachys vivax
Golden crocus Crocus chrysanthus
Golden fescue, Blue fescue Festuca
Golden Greater Knapweed Centaurea macroephala
Golden hop Humulus lupulus
Golden Kingcups Caltha palustris
Golden majoram Origanum aurreum
Golden male fern Dryopteris affinis
Golden Poplar Populus x serotina
Golden purslane Portulaca oleracea
Golden Rain, Voss's laburnum Laburnum x watereri
Golden rain tree Koelreuteria paniculata
Golden rod Solidago
Golden sage Salvia aurea
Golden yew, English yew, yew Taxus baccata
Golden yew Taxus baccata
Good King Henry, Poor-man's Asparagus, Perennial Goosefoot Chenopodium bonus-henricus
Gooseberry Ribes sanguineum
Gooseberry Ribes uva-crispa
Gorse, common Ulex europaeus
Granny's bonnet, Columbine, Aquilegia Aquilegia vulgaris
Grape Vitis vinifera
Grape hyacinth, Blue muscari Muscari armenaicum
Grape hyacinth Muscari neglectum
Grape, Grape vine Vitis vinifera
Grass-leaved iris, Plum tart iris Iris graminea
Grass-wrack pondweed Potamogeton compressus
Great brome Bromus diandra
Great fen sedge, Saw sedge Cladium mariscus
Great soft rush Juncus pallidus
Great Sundew Drosera anglica
Great thrift Armeria pseudarmeria 'Formosa'
Great thrift Armeria formosa
Great white cherry Prunus
Greater butterfly orchid Platanthera chlorantha
Greater duckweed Spirodela polyrhiza
Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa
Greater musk mallow, Hollyhock mallow, vervain mallow Malva alcea
Greater periwinkle, Quarter Vinca major
Greater pond sedge, Sedge Carex riparia
Greater Quaking-grass Briza maxima
Greater red-hot poker Kniphofia praecox
Greater snowdrop Galanthus elwesii
Greater Stitchwort Stellaria holostea
Greater tussock sedge Carex paniculata
Greater wood rush Luzula maxima
Greater wood rush Luzula sylvatica
Greater woodrush Luzula sylvatica
Greek basil, Bush basil, basil Ocimum minimum
Greek squill Scilla messeniaca
Green alkanet Pentaglottis sempervirens
Green bristle grass Setaria viridis
Green lavender Lavandula viridis
Green Mountain Sugar Maple Acer saccharinum
Green winged orchid Orchis morio
Green-flowered helleborine Epipactis phyllanthes
Green-ribbed sedge Carex binervis
Greengage Prunus domestica
Grey club rush Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Grey hair grass Corynephorus canescens
Grey sage brush Atriplex halimus
Grey sedge Carex divulsa
Grey willow Salix cinerea
Guelder rose Viburnum opulus
Guensey lily, Bowden Cornish lily Nerine bowdenii
Guernsey lily, Jersey lily Nerine
Guernsey lily Nerine sarniensis
Gum tree, Ironbark Eucalyptus
Gunnera Gunnera
Gypsywort Lycopus europaeus

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