Plants by botanic name

Below is a list of plant names beginning with the letter 'm', 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)
Mahonia aquifolium American mahonia, Mahonia, Oregan grape
Malus domestica Apple
Mentha rotundiflora Apple mint, Mint, Round-leaved mint
Mentha suaveolens Apple mint, Round-leaved mint, Woolly mint
Malus domestica Apple, Orchard apple
Mahonia japonica Asian mahonia, Mahonia
Musa basjoo Banana, Japanese banana
Monarda Bergamot
Monarda didyma Bergamot, Bee balm
Morus nigra Black mulberry
Meconopsis x sheldonii Blue poppy, Himalayan poppy
Menyanthes trifoliata Bogbeam
Mentha x villosa Bowles mint
Malus domestica Bramley apple
Mentha Chocolate mint
Mentha x piperita f. citrata 'Chocolate' Chocolate mint, Chocolate peppermint
Malva sylvestris Common mallow, Field mallow
Myrtus communis Common myrtle, Myrtle
Muscari botryoides Compact grape hyacinth
Mentha Corsican mint
Mentha requienii Corsican mint, Spanish mint
Malus domestica Cox apple
Malus Crab Apple
Malus x macromalus Crab apple
Malus hupehensis Crab apple
Malus toringo Crab apple
Malus x robusta Crab apple
Malus sargentii Crab apple
Malus tschonoskii Crab apple
Malus Crab apple 'Everest'
Malus coronaria Crab apple, American crab apple
Malus sylvestris Crab apple, Wild crab, Apple
Malva verticillata Crisp mallow
Metasequoia Dawn redwood
Mercurialis perennis Dog's mercury
Mahonia nervosa dwarf Oregon grape
Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus Compactus' Dwarf zebra grass
Milium vernale Early millet
Mibora minima Early sandgrass
Musa ensete Ethiopian banana
Marasmius oreades Fairy ring champignon
Matteuccia struthiopteris Fern
Myosotis Forget-me-not
Myosotis palustris Forget-me-not
Myosotis sylvatica Forget-me-not
Mentha x gentilis Ginger mint
Mentha x gracilis Ginger mint
Muscari armenaicum Grape hyacinth, Blue muscari
Muscari neglectum Grape hyacinth
Malva alcea Greater musk mallow, Hollyhock mallow, vervain mallow
Mahonia aquifolium Holly-leaved barberry
Melianthus major Honey bush
Marrubium vulgare Horehound
Malus x floribunda Japanese flowering crab apple, Purple chokeberry, Showy crab apple
Melissa officinalis Lemon balm
Mentha Lemon mint
Monarda citriodora Lemon mint, Lemon beebalm
Mentha Lime mint
Magnolia campbelli Magnolia
Magnolia x loebneri Magnolia
Magnolia x soulangeana Magnolia
Magnolia wilsonii Magnolia
Mahonia Mahonia
Mahonia lomariifolia Mahonia
Mahonia x media Mahonia
Malva Mallow
Maianthemum bifolium May lily
Mespilus germanica Medlar, Common medlar
Mesembryanthemum Mesembryanthemum
Mentha Mint
Mimulus Monkey flower
Mimulus Monkey musk, Monkey flower
Mentha spicata var. crispa 'Moroccan', Moroccan mint Moroccan mint
Melica nutans Mountain melick
Morus Mulberry
Malva moschata Musk mallow
Myrtus Myrtle
Myrtus tarentina Myrtle (small leaf)
Matthiola bicornis Night-scented stock
Mentha x piperita Orange Mint, Eau De Cologne Mint
Miltonia Pansy orchid
Mentha pulegium Pennyroyal, Mint
Mentha x piperita Peppermint, Black peppermint
Mentha suaveolens Pineapple mint, variegated apple mint, variegated round-leaved mint
Macleaya microcarpa Plume poppy
Molinia caerulea Purple moor grass, Blue moor grass
Mentha x smithiana Red mint
Musa ensete Red-leaved banana
Mentha spicata Spearmint
Matthiola Stock
Myrrhis odorata Sweet cicely
Muscari comosum Tassel grape hyacinth
Myosotis sylvatica Variegated forget-me-not
Myosotis variegatus Variegated forget-me-not, forget-me-not
Myriophyllum propium Water milfoil
Mentha aquatica Water mint, Fish mint
Morus alba White mulberry
Malva moschata White muskmallow
Melica uniflora Wood melick
Milium effusum Wood millet
Melilotus officinalis Yellow melilot
Miscanthus sinensis Zebra grass

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