Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'b', listed by scientific/botanical (Latin) name. Click a letter of the alphabet to see a list of plants with botanic / latin names beginning with that letter. Alternatively click here to see the plants listed alphabetically by common name.

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Table: Botanic names and their common name equivalent.
Botanic name Common name(s)
Beckmannia syzigachne American slough grass
Brugmansia suaveolens Angel's tears
Brugmansia aurea Angel's trumpet, trumpet flower, horn of plenty, Golden Angel's Trumpet
Brugmansia arborea Angel's trumpets, Datura
Betula utilis Asian birch
Berberis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis buxifolia Barberry, Beberis
Berberis candidula Barberry, Beberis
Berberis darwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis gagnepainii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis hookeri Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x irwinii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis julianae Barberry, Beberis
Berberis media Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x ottawensis Barberry, Beberis
Berberis x stenophylla Barberry, Beberis
Berberis thunbergii Barberry, Beberis
Berberis verruculosa Barberry, Beberis
Berberis wilsonae Barberry, Beberis
Bromus sterilis Barren brome
Beta Beet
Beta vulgaris Beet, Beetroot, Chard
Beta vulgaris Beetroot
Beta vulgaris Beetroot, Garden beet
Begonia Begonia
Berberis thunbergii Berberis, Barberry
Betula Birch
Brassica oleracea Borecole, Kale, Curly greens, Curly kale
Brassica oleracea Borecole, Kale, Collard greens
Buxus Box
Buxus sempervirens Box
Buxus sempervirens Box, Common box
Brassica oleracea Broccoli, Calabrese
Brassica oleracea Brokali, Calabrese, Chinese kale
Brassica oleracea Brussels sprout
Buddleja Buddleia
Buddleja alternifolia Buddleia
Buddleja davidii Buddleia
Buddleja Buddleja
Buddleja davidii Butterfly bush, Buddleia
Brassica oleracea Cabbage, Spring cabbage
Brassica rapa Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage
Bromus carinata California brome
Brassica oleracea Cauliflower
Brassica oleracea Chinese broccoli
Brassica rapa Chinese cabbage, Cabbage
Betula albosinesnis Chinese white birch
Buxus sempervirens Common box
Bromus madritensis Compact brome
Berberidopsis corallina Coral plant
Bellis perennis Double daisy
Bromus tectorum Drooping brome
Bergenia crassifolia Elephant's ears or elephant-ears
Bergenia Elephant's ears, elephant ears, St Patrick's cabbage, Pip squeak plant
Betula ermanii Erman birch, Gold birch
Brachypodium sylvaticum False brome, wood brome
Bromus arvensis Field brome
Blysmus compressus Flat-sedge
Butomus umbellatus Flowering rush
Bunium bulbocastanum Giant pignut
Bromus diandra Great brome
Briza maxima Greater quaking-grass
Bromopsis ramosa Hairy brome
Blechnum spicant Hard fern
Betula utilis Himalayan birch
Bromopsis inermis Hungarian brome
Bromus interruptus Interrupted brome
Beta vulgaris Italian beetroot, Beetroot, Garden beet
Brassica oleracea Kale
Brassica oleracea Kale, Tuscan cabbage, Tuscan kale, Black cabbage
Brassica oleracea Kohl rabi
Bromopsis benekenii Lesser hairy brome
Briza minor Lesser quaking-grass
Baldellia ranunculoides Lesser water plantain
Beta vulgaris Mangel wurzel, Mangold
Bromus commutatus Meadow brome
Betula maximowicziana Monach birch
Brassica oleracea Ornamental winter kale
Brassica rapa Pak choi
Brunnera macrophylla Perennial forget-me-not
Briza media Quaking grass
Bromus cathartica Rescue brome
Bromus rigida Ripgut brome
Betula nigra River birch
Brassica oleracea Romanesco broccoli, Romanesco cauliflower
Beta vulgaris Ruby chard
Bromus secalinus Rye brome
Blysmus rufus Saltmarsh flat-sedge
Beta vulgaris Sea beet
Bolboschoenus maritimus Sea club-rush
Ballota acetabulosa Shrubby horehound
Brachyglottis Shrubby ragwort
Betula pendula Silver birch
Bromus lepidus Slender soft brome
Bromus pseudosecalinus Smith's brome
Bromus racemosus Smooth brome
Bromus hordeaceus Soft brome
Beta vulgaris Spinach beet
Bracteantha bracteata Straw flower
Beta vulgaris Sugar beet
Brassica napus Swede, Rutabaga
Brassica napus Swede, Swedish turnip, neep
Beta vulgaris Swiss chard, Seakale beet
Beta vulgaris Swiss chard, Ruby chard, Rhubard chard, Seakale beet
Brachypodium pinnatum Tor-grass
Brugmansia Tree datura
Brassica rapa Turnip
Bromopsis erecta Upright brome
Begonia semperflorens Wax begonia
Bromus marginata Western brome
Betula pubescens White birch, European white birch, Downy birch, Moor birch
Betula jacquemontii White-barked Himalayan birch
Brassica oleracea Wild mustard

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