Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'p', 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
Pale St John's wort Hypericum montanum
Palm Ptycosperma species
Pansy, Violet Viola
Pansy Viola wittrockiana
Pansy, Winter flowering pansy Viola x wittrockiana
Pansy orchid Miltonia
Paper bark cherry Prunus serrula
Paper-bark maple Acer griseum
Parsley Petroselinum crispum var. crispum
Parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Pasque flower Pulsatilla vulgaris
Pea Pisum sativum
Peace lily Spathiphyllum
Pear Pyrus communis
Pennyroyal, Mint Mentha pulegium
Pennywort Linaria Cymbalaria
Penstemon Penstemon
Peony Paoenia
Peony Peony
Pepper, Capsicum Capsicum
Peppermint Mentha x piperita
Perennial forget-me-knot Brunnera macrophylla
Persian Ironwood Parrotia persica
Peruvian Apple, Cactus Cereus peruvianus
Peruvian Lilies Alstroemeria Hybrids
Petticoat palm Washingtonia filifera
Petunia Petunia
Pheasant grass, Ornamental grass Stipa arundinacea
Phlox Phlox bifida
Pickerel weed Pontederia cordata
Pieris Pieris japonica
Pineapple mint Mentha
Pink, Carnation, Dianthus Dianthus
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboldiana
Plantain lily, Funkia Hosta sieboliana var. elegans
Plum Prunus domestica
Plum, Golden gage Prunus domestica
Poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima
Polyanthus Primula
Polypody, Common polypody Polypodium vulgare
Pond weed, Pond oxygenator Elodea crispa syn. Lagarosiphon major
Poppy Papaver
Poppy Papaver nudicaule
Poppy Papaver somniferum
Portuguese laurel Prunus lusitanica
Pot marigold, Marigold Calendula
Pot marigold Calendula officinalis
Potato vine Solanum jasminoides
Primrose, Primula Primula vulgaris
Primula Primula
Primula Primula bulleyana
Primula Primula japonica
Primula Primula prolifera
Primula Primula secundiflora
Primula Primula auricula
Primula Primula sieboldii
Privet Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet honeysuckle Lonicera pileata
Pumpkin Cucurbita pepo
Purple iris Iris
Purple sage, Sage Salvia
Purple toadflax Linaria purpurea
Purple-leaved plum Prunus pissardii
Purslane, common purslane, pigweed, pursley Portulaca oleracea
Pyracantha Pyracantha

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