Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'r', 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
Rabbit's ears Stachys byzantina
Rabbit's ears Stachys lanata
Radish Raphanus sativus
Ragged robin Lychnis flos-cuculi
Rain lily, Windflower Zephyranthes candida
Ramanas rose Rosa rugosa
Rannoch rush Scheuchzeria palustris
Rare spring sedge Carex ericetorum
Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Rat's-tail fescue Vulpia myuros
Red barked dogwood, Siberian dogwood Cornus alba
Red betony Stachys officinalis
Red campion Silene dioica
Red corn lily Ixia campanulata
Red fescue Festuca rubra
Red Helleborine Cephalanthera rubra
Red horse chestnut Aesculus x carnea
Red horse chestnut, California buckeye Aesculus x carnea
Red hot poker Kniphofia
Red hot poker, Torch lily Kniphofia
Red hot poker, Torch lily Kniphofia
Red Japanese Basil Perilla frutescens
Red maple Acer rubrum
Red mint Mentha x smithiana
Red oak Quercus rubra
Red orache Atriplex hortensis
Red pepper Capsicum
Red pondweed Potamogeton alpinus
Red valerian Centranthus ruber
Red-hot poker Kniphofia rooperi
Red-hot poker Kniphofia uvaria
Red-leaved banana Musa ensete
Redcurrant Ribes rubrum
Reed Canary grass Phalaris arundinacea
Reed sweet-grass Glyceria maxima
Reflexed saltmarsh grass Puccinellia distans
Regal pelargonium, Geranium Pelargonium
Remote sedge Carex remota
Rescue Brome Bromus cathartica
Rhododendron Rhododendron
Rhododendron Rhododendron macabeanum
Rhododendron Rhododendron schlippenbachii
Rhododendron Rhododendron sinogrande
Rhododendron Rhododendron yakushimanum
Rhodostachys Fascicularia bicolor
Rhubarb Rheum palmatum
Ribbon-leaved Water-plantain Alisma gramineum
Rice cutgrass Leersia oryzoides
Ripgut brome Bromus rigida
River birch Betula nigra
Rocambole, Sand leek Allium scorodoprasum
Rock cress, Aubrieta, Aubrietia Aubrieta
Rock Hyssop Hyssopus aristatus
Rock rose Cistus x argenteus
Rock rose Cistus x purpureus
Rock rose Helianthemum nummularium
Rock samphire, samphire, sea fennel Crithmum maritimum
Rock sedge Carex rupestris
Romanesco broccoli, Romanesco cauliflower Brassica oleracea
Rootless duckweed Wolffia arrhiza
Rosa mundi, Rose Rosa gallica
Rosa mundi, French rose Rosa mundi
Rose Rosa
Rose Rosa
Rose, Shrub rose Rosa
Rose Rosa x alba
Rose Rosa x alba
Rose Rosa centifolia
Rose Rosa chinensis
Rose Rosa x damascena
Rose Rosa davidii
Rose Rosa moschata
Rose Rosa moyesii
Rose Rosa nitida
Rose Rosa rubrifolia
Rose Rosa rugosa
Rose Rosa rugosa
Rose Rosa virginiana
Rose Rosa xanthina
Rose of sharon, Aaron's Beard Hypericum calycinum
Rosebud cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Rosebud cherry, Higan cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Roselle Hibiscus sabdariffa
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
Rosy garlic Allium roseum
Rough Bent Agrostis scabra
Rough dog's tail Cynosurus echinatus
Rough meadow grass Poa trivialis
Round fruited rush Juncus compressus
Round-headed club rush Scirpus holoschoenus
Round-headed leek, Bristol onion Allium sphaerocephalon
Round-leaved Sundew, Youth Grass Drosera rotundifolia
Royal fern Osmunda regalis
Ruby chard Beta vulgaris
Rue Ruta graveolens
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Runner bean Phaseolus coccineus
Runner Bean Phaseolus coccineus
Rush Juncus
Rush-leaved fescue Festuca arenaria
Russet sedge Carex saxatilis
Russian sage Perovskia atriplicifolia
Russian snowdrop Galanthus woronowii
Rye brome Bromus secalinus
Ryegrass Lolium

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