Common plant names.

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'w', 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
Wall barley Hordeum murinum
Wall germander Teucrium x lucidrys
Wall-spray Cotoneaster horizontalis
Wallflower Cheiranthus cheiri
Wallflower Erysimum
Wallflower, Perennial wallflower Erysimum
Walnut Juglans regia
Wandering jew Tradescantia fluminensis
Water bent, Beardless rabbit's foot grass Polypogon viridis
Water buttercup, Ivy-leaved crowfoot Ranunculus hederaceous
Water finger grass Paspalum distichum
Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
Water lettuce Pistia stratiotes
Water lily, Waterlily Nymphaea
Water lily, Waterlily Nymphaea alba
Water milfoil Myriophyllum propium
Water mint, Fish mint Mentha aquatica
Water sedge Carex aquatilis
Water soldier Stratiotes aloides
Water Violet, Featherfoil Hottonia palustris
Wavy hair grass Deschampsia flexuosa
Wavy meadow grass Poa flexuosa
Wayfaring tree Viburnum lantana
Weeping Beech Fagus sylvatica
Weeping beech, Weeping Purple Beech Fagus sylvatica
Weeping Fig, Benjamin's Fig Ficus benjamina
Weeping Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Weeping pear, Willow-leaved pear Pyrus salicifolia
Weigela Weigela
Welsh onion, Japanese bunching onion Allium fistulosum
Western Brome Bromus marginata
Western coneflower, Rudbeckia Rudbeckia occidentalis
Western hemlock Tsuga heterophylla
Western marsh orchid Dactylorhiza majalis
Western mugwort Artemisia ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'
Western red ceder Thuja plicata
White Asphodel Asphodelus albus
White beak sedge Rhynchospora alba
White birch, European white birch, Downy birch, Moor birch Betula pubescens
White campion Silene latifolia
White Helleborine Cephalanthera damasonium
White Jacobs ladder Polemonium caeruleum
White laceflower Orlaya grandiflora
White mulberry Morus alba
White muskmallow Malva moschata
White poplar Populus alba
White sedge Carex curta
White thyme Thymus albus
White willow Salix alba
White wood rush Luzula luzuloides
White-barked Himalayan birch Betula jacquemontii
White-flowered rose campion, Rose campion Lychnis coronaria
Whitebeam Sorbus aria
Whitecurrant Ribes
Whorl-grass Catabrosa aquatica
Whorled Solomon's-seal Polygonatum verticillatum
Wild garlic, Ransoms, wood garlic Allium ursinum
Wild ginger Asarum europaeum
Wild Gladiolus Gladiolus illyricus
Wild leek Allium ampeloprasum
Wild mustard Brassica oleracea
Wild oat Avena fatua
Wild Onion Allium vineale
Wild rocket Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Wild service tree Sorbus torminalis
Wild thyme, Creeping thyme, Thyme Thymus serpyllum
Wild tulip Tulipa sylvestris
Willow Salix
Willow Salix alba
Willow, Goat willow, Pussy willow Salix caprea
Windflower, Wood anemone, Anemone of Great Britain Anemone nemerosa
Winter aconite Eranthis hyemalis
Winter cherry, Jerusalem cherry Solanum pseudocapsicum
Winter flowering honeysuckle, Christmas box Sarcococca
Winter flowering iris, Algerian iris, Algerian winter iris Iris unguicularis
Winter flowering pansy Viola x wittrockiana
Winter savory Satureja montana
Winter Wild-oat Avena sterilis
Winter-flowering cherry, Rosebud cherry, Cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Winter-flowering cherry, Rosebud cherry Prunus x subhirtella
Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens
Wintersweet Chimonanthus praecox
Wire-netting bush Corokia cotoneaster
Wisteria Wisteria
Witch Alder Forthergilla monticola
Witch hazel Hamamelis x intermedia
Witch hazel Hamamelis mollis
Witch hazel, Chinese witch hazel Hamamelis mollis
Woad Isatis tinctoria
Wolfsbane Aconitum lycoctonum
Wolfsbane, Monkshood Aconitum
Wood aster Aster divaricatus
Wood barley Hordelymus europaeus
Wood club rush Scirpus sylvaticus
Wood fescue Festuca altissima
Wood lily, Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Wood meadow grass Poa nemoralis
Wood melick Melica uniflora
Wood millet Milium effusum
Wood sage Teucrium scorodonia
Wood sedge Carex oshimensis
Wood sedge Carex sylvatica
Wood Small-reed Calamagrostis epigejos
Wood spurge Euphorbia robbiae
Woolley lavender Lavandula x chaytoriae
Woolly Lavender, Lavender Lavandula lanata
Woolly willow Salix lanata
Wormwood Artemisia
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium
Wych elm Ulmus glabra

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