Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 's', 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
Sage, common sage Salvia
Sainfoin Onobrychis viciifolia
Salad burnet Sanguisorba minor
Salad rocket, Rocket, garden rocket, arugula Eruca sativa
Salvia Salvia
Sapphire sage, Sage, Hummingbird sage, Anise scented sage Salvia
Scots pine Pinus sylvestris
Scottish primrose Primula scotica
Sea buckthorn Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea holly Eryngium agavifolium
Sea holly Eryngium bourgatii
Sea holly, Miss Wilmott's ghost Eryngium giganteum
Sea holly Eryngium giganteum
Sea kale Crambe maritima
Sea thrift Armeria maritima
Sea Urchin Cactus, Desert cactus Echinopsis
Sedge, Great pond sedge Carex riparia
Sedge Cyperus alternifolius
Self heal Prunella vulgaris
Sensitive fern Onoclea sensibilis
Shallot Allium cepa Aggregatum
Shetland mouseear Cerastium nigrescens
Shirley poppy, Poppy Papaver rhoeas
Shiso, perilla Perilla frutescens var crispa
Shrubby horehound Ballota acetabulosa
Shrubby ragwort Brachyglottis
Silk tassel bush Garrya elliptica
Silver birch Betula pendula
Silver sage Salvia
Silver thyme, Thyme Thymus vulgaris
Smoke bush Cotinus coggygri
Snake's head fritillary Fritillaria meleagris
Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus
Sneezeweed Helenium
Snow in summer Cerastium tomentosum
Snowdrop, Snow piercers Galanthus
Snowdrop, Snow piercers Galanthus nivalis
Snowdrop Galanthus
Snowdrop tree Halesia moticola
Snowy Mespilus, Serviceberry Amelanchier lamarckii
Snowy woodrush Luzula nivea
Solomon's seal Polygonatum multiflorum
Solomon's seal Polygonatum x hybridium
Sorbus Sorbus
Sour cherry, Cheery, The cooking cherry Prunus
Southern beech Nothofagus dombeyi
Southernwood, Sagebrush Artemisia abrotanum
Spanish iris Iris
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Spike lavender Lavandula latifolia
Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Spinach, Summer Spinach Spinacia oleracea
Spindle Tree Euonymus europaeus
Spleenwort Asplenium
Spotted head fritillaries Fritillaria meleagris
Spring cabbage, Cabbage Brassica oleracea Capitata
Spring onion Allium cepa
Spurge, Euphorbia Euphorbia characias
Spurge, Euphorbia Euphorbia polychroma
Squash Cucurbita
Stag's horn sumach Rhus typhina
Star jasmine Trachelospermum jasminoides
Stars of Persia Allium cristophii
Steel blue oat grass, Ornamental grass Helictotrichon sempervirens
Stinking hellebore, Stinkwort, Dungwort Helleborus foetidus
Stinking iris, Roast-beef plant Iris foetidissima
Stinking nanny, Ragwort, Cankerwort Senecio jacobaea
Stonecrop Sedum
Stonecrop, Ice plant Sedum
Strawberry Fragaria x ananassa
Strawberry tree Arbutus unedo
Strawflower Helichrysum bracteatum
Sulphur clover Trifolium ochroleucum
Sunflower Helianthus
Sunflower Helianthus annuus
Sunflower Helianthus atrorubens
Sunflower Helianthus salicifolius
Swede, Rutabaga Brassica napus subsp. rapifera
Sweet corn, Maize Zea mays
Sweet flag Acorus calamus
Sweet gum Liquidambar styraciflua
Sweet pea Lathyrus
Sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus
Sweet rocket Hesperis matronalis
Sweet William Dianthus barbatus
Swiss chard, Seakale beet Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens
Swiss chard, Spinach beet Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla var. flavescens
Swiss willow Salix helvetica
Sycamore Acer pseudoplantanus

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