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A-Z Index: Wildflowers by scientific name

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Index is alphabetical by the scientific name but only lists species included in the website.
Clicking on the link opens a species page with details and photographs. Index updated 30.03.2016

  SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME FAMILY
     
  A    
  Achillea ptarmica Sneezewort Asteraceae
  Adoxa moschatellina Moschatel (Town-hall Clock) Adoxaceae
  Aegopodium podagria Ground-elder Apiaceae
  Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony Rosaceae
  Alliaria petiolata Garlic Mustard Brassicaceae
  Anacamptis pyramidalis Pyramidal Orchid Orchidaceae
  Anagallis arvensis Scarlet Pimpernel Primulaceae
  Anchusa arvensis Bugloss Boraginaceae
  Anthriscus sylvestris Cow-parsley Apiaceae
  Anthyllis vulneraria Kidney Vetch Fabaceae
  Aphanes arvensis agg Parsley-piert Rosaceae
  Arctium minus Lesser Burdock Asteraceae
  Arenaria serpyllifolia ssp serpyllifolia Thyme-leaved Sandwort Caryophyllaceae
  Armeria maritima Thrift Plumbaginaceae
  Artemisia vulgaris Mugwort Asteraceae
  Asperula cynanchica Squinancywort Rubiaceae
  Atriplex patula Common Orache Chenopodiaceae
  Atriplex portulacoides Sea Purslane Chenopodiaceae
     
  B    
  Ballota nigra Black Horehound Lamiaceae
  Bellis perennis Daisy Asteraceae
  Blackstonia perfoliata Yellow-wort Gentianaceae
  Brassica oleracea Wild Cabbage Brassicaceae
  Bryonia dioica White Bryony Cucurbitaceae
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  C    
  Calluna vulgaris Heather / Ling Ericaceae
  Campanula rotundifolia Harebell Campanulaceae
  Capsella bursa-pastoris Shepherds-purse Brassicaceae
  Carduus crispus Welted Thistle Asteraceae
  Carduus nutans Musk Thistle Asteraceae
  Carduus tenuiflorus Slender Thistle Asteraceae
  Carlina vulgaris Carline Thistle Asteraceae
  Centaurea scabiosa Greater Knapweed Asteraceae
  Centaurium pulchellum Lesser Centuary Gentianaceae
  Cerastium glomeratum Sea Mouse-ear Caryophyllaceae
  Cerastium diffusum Sticky Mouse-ear Caryophyllaceae
  Cerastium semidecandrum Little Mouse-ear Caryophyllaceae
  Chaenorhinum minus Small Toadflax Plantaginaceae
  Chelidonium majus Greater Celandine Papaveraceae
  Chenopodium album Fat-hen Chenopodiaceae
  Chenopodium hybridum Maple-leaved Goose-foot Chenopodiaceae
  Chenopodium polyspermum Many-seeded Goosefoot Chenopodiaceae
  Chrysanthemum segetum Corn Marigold Asteraceae
  Cirsium acaule Dwarf Thistle Asteraceae
  Cirsium eriophorum Wooly Thistle Asteraceae
  Cirsium vulgare Spear Thistle Asteraceae
  Claytonia sibirica Pink Purslane Portulacaceae
  Clinopodium ascendens Common Calamint Lamiaceae
  Clinopodium vulgare Wild Basil Lamiaceae
  Cochlearia anglica English Scurvygrass Brassicaceae
  Conyza canadensis Canadian Fleabane Asteraceae
  Crassula helmsii New Zealand Pigmyweed Crassulaceae
  Crassula tillaea Mossy Stonecrop Crassulaceae
  Crepis capillaris Smooth Hawk's-beard Asteraceae
  Cruciata laevipes Crosswort Rubiaceae
  Cuscuta epithymum Dodder Convolvulaceae
  Cynoglossum officinale Hounds-tongue Boraginaceae
     
  D    
  Dactylorhiza fuchsii Common Spotted-orchid Orchidaceae
  Dactylorhiza praetermissa Southern Marsh-orchid Orchidaceae
  Daucus carota Wild Carrot Apiaceae
  Dioscorea communis Black Bryony Dioscoreaceae
  Diplotaxis muralis Annual Wall-rocket / Stinkweed Brassicaceae
  Dipsacus fullonum Teasel Dipsacaceae
  Drosera intermedia Oblong-leaved Sundew Droseraceae
  Drosera rotundifolia Round-leaved Sundew Droseraceae
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  E    
  Epilobium hirsutum Great Willow-herb Onagraceae
  Erica ciliaris Dorset Heath Ericaceae
  Erica cinerea Bell Heather Ericaceae
  Erica tetralix Cross-leaved Heath Ericaceae
  Erigeron acris Blue Fleabane Asteraceae
  Erodium circutarium Common Storks-bill Geraniaceae
  Erodium moschatum Musk Stork's-bill Geraniaceae
  Erophila verna agg Whitlow Grass Brassicaceae
  Eupatorium cannabinum Hemp-agrimony Asteraceae
  Euphorbia amygdaloides Wood Spurge Euphorbiaceae
  Euphorbia lathyris Caper Spurge Euphorbiaceae
  Euphorbia peplus Petty Spurge Euphorbiaceae
     
  F    
  Filago minima Small Cudweed Asteraceae
  Filago vulgaris Common Cudweed Asteraceae
     
  G    
  Galinsoga parviflora Gallant-soldier Asteraceae
  Galium mollogo Hedge Bedstraw Rubiaceae
  Galium verum Lady's Bedstraw Rubiaceae
  Genista tinctoria Dyer's Greenweed Fabaceae
  Gentiana pneumonanthe Marsh Gentian Gentianaceae
  Gentianella amarella Autumn Gentian Gentianaceae
  Geranium columbinum Long-stalked Crane's-bill Geraniaceae
  Geranium molle Doves-foot Crane's-bill Geraniaceae
  Geranium pusillum Small-flowered Cranes-bill Geraniaceae
  Geranium pyrenaicum Hedgerow Crane's-bill Geraniaceae
  Geranium robertianum Herb Robert Geraniaceae
  Geum urbanum Wood Avens Rosaceae
  Glaucium flavum Yellow-horned Poppy Papaveraceae
  Gnaphalium uliginosum Marsh Cudweed Asteraceae
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  H    
  Helianthemum nummularium Common Rock-rose Cistaceae
  Hippocrepis comosa Horse-shoe Vetch Fabaceae
  Hirschfeldia incana Hoary Mustard Brassicaceae
  Hydrocotyle vulgaris Marsh Pennywort Apiaceae
  Hyoscyamus niger Henbane Solanaceae
  Hypericum humifusum Trailing St John's-wort Hypericaceae
  Hypochaeris radicata Cat's-ear Asteraceae
     
  I    
  Impatiens capensis Orange Balsam Balsaminaceae
  Inula conyzae Ploughmans Spikenard Asteraceae
  Inula crithmoides Golden-samphire Asteraceae
  Iris foetidissima Stinking Iris Iridaceae
     
  K    
  Kickxia elatine Sharp-leaved Fluellen Scrophulariaceae
     
  L    
  Lactuca serriola Prickly Lettuce Asteraceae
  Lamiastrum galeobdolon Yellow Archangel Lamiaceae
  Lamium album White Dead-nettle Lamiaceae
  Lathyrus nissolia Grass Vetchling Fabaceae
  Leontodon hispidus Rough Hawkbit Asteraceae
  Limonium recurvum subsp portlandicum Portland Sea-lavender Plumbaginaceae
  Limonium vulgare Common Sea-lavender Plumbaginaceae
  Linum bienne Pale Flax Linaceae
  Linum catharticum Fairy Flax Linaceae
  Lithospermum officinale Common Gromwell Boraginaceae
  Lupinus arboreus Tree Lupin Fabaceae
  Lycopus europaeus Gipsywort Lamiaceae
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  M  
  Malva neglecta Dwarf Mallow Malvaceae
  Matthiola sinuata Sea Stock Brassicaceae
  Medicago lupulina Black Medick Fabaceae
  Mercurialis annua Annual Mercury Euphorbiaceae
  Mercurialis perennis Dogs Mercury Euphorbiaceae
  Mycelis muralis Wall Lettuce Asteraceae
  Myosotis arvensis Field Forget-me-not Boraginaceae
  Myosoton aquaticum Water Chickweed Caryophyllaceae
  Myrica gale Bog-myrtle Myricaceae
     
  N    
  Neottia ovata (Listera ovata) Common Twayblade Orchidaceae
     
  O    
  Oenanthe lachenalii Parsley Water-dropwort Apiaceae
  Oenanthe pimpinelloides Corky-fruited Water-dropwort Apiaceae
  Ononis repens Restharrow Fabaceae
  Onopordum acanthium Cotton Thistle / Scotch Thistle Asteraceae
  Ophrys apifera Bee Orchid Orchidaceae
  Orchis mascula Early Purple Orchid Orchidaceae
  Origanum vulgare Wild Marjoram Lamiaceae
  Ornithopus perpusillus Birds-foot Fabaceae
  Orobanche minor Common Broomrape Orobanchaceae
  Oxalis articulata Pink-sorrel Oxalidaceae
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  P  
  Parentucellia viscosa Yellow Bartsia Scrophulariaceae
  Pastinaca sativa Wild Parsnip Apiaceae
  Pentaglottis sempervirens Green Alkanet Boraginaceae
  Picris echiodes / Helminthotheca echioides Bristly Ox-tongue Asteraceae
  Pimpinella saxifraga Burnet-saxifrage Apiaceae
  Pinguicula lusitanica Pale Butterwort Lentibulariaceae
  Plantago coronopus Buck's-horn Plantain Plantaginaceae
  Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain Plantaginaceae
  Plantago major Greater Plantain Plantaginaceae
  Plantago media Hoary Plantain Plantaginaceae
  Platanthera chlorantha Greater Butterfly-orchid Orchidaceae
  Polygonatum multiflorum Solomon's-seal Lilaceae
  Potentilla anserina Silverweed Rosacea
  Primula veris Cowslip Primulaceae
  Primula vulgaris Primrose Primulaceae
  Primula x polyantha (P. vulgaris x P. veris) False Ox-lip Primulaceae
  Prunella vulgaris Selfheal Lamiaceae
  Pseudofumaria lutea Yellow Corydalis Fumariaceae
  Pulicaria dysenterica Common Fleabane Asteraceae
     
  R    
  Radiola linoides Allseed Linaceae
  Ranunculus bulbosus Bulbous Buttercup Ranunculaceae
  Ranunculus ficaria (Ficaria verna) Lesser Celandine Ranunculaceae
  Ranunculus parviflorus Small-flowered Buttercup Ranunculaceae
  Rhinanthus minor Yellow-rattle Scrophulariaceae
  Rumex hydrolapathum Water Dock Polygonaceae
  Ruscus aculeatus Butcher's Broom Liliaceae
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  S  
  Salsola kali Prickly Saltwort Amaranthaceae
  Sanguisorba minor Salad Burnet Rosaceae
  Sanicula europaea Sanicle Apiaceae
  Sarcocornia perennis Perennial Glasswort Chenopodiaceae
  Scabiosa columbaria Small Scabious Dipsacaceae
  Scrophularia auriculata Water Figwort Scrophulariaceae
  Sedum anglicum English Stonecrop Crassulaceae
  Senecio erucifolius Hoary Ragwort Asteraceae
  Senecio squalidus Oxford Ragwort Asteraceae
  Senecio sylvaticus Heath Groundsel Asteraceae
  Senecio vulgaris Groundsel Asteraceae
  Serratula tinctoria Saw-wort Asteraceae
  Sherardia arvensis Field Madder Rubiaceae
  Silaum silaus Pepper-saxifrage Apiaceae
  Silene uniflora Sea Campion Caryophyllaceae
  Silene vulgaris Bladder Campion Caryophyllaceae
  Smyrnium olusatrum Alexanders Apiaceae
  Solanum nigrum Black Nightshade Solanaceae
  Soleirolia soleirolii Mind-your-own-business Urticaceae
  Spergularia media Greater Sea-spurrey Caryophyllaceae
  Spergularia rubra Sand Spurrey Caryophyllaceae
  Spiranthes spiralis Autumn Ladys-tresses Orchidaceae
  Stachys arvensis Field Woundwort Lamiaceae
  Stachys officinalis / Betonica officinalis Betony Lamiaceae
  Stachys palustris Marsh Woundwort Lamiaceae
  Stellaria graminea Lesser Stitchwort Caryophyllaceae
  Stellaria media Common Chickweed Caryophyllaceae
  Suaeda maritima Annual Seablite Chenopodiaceae
  Suaeda vera Shrubby Sea-blite Amaranthaceae
  Succisa pratensis Devil's-bit Scabious Dipsacaceae
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  T  
  Thymus polytrichus Wild Thyme Lamiaceae
  Torilis japonica Upright Hedge-parsley Apiaceae
  Torilis nodosa Knotted Hedge-parsley Apiaceae
  Trifolium arvense Hares-foot Clover Fabaceae
  Trifolium fragiferum Strawberry Clover Fabaceae
  Trifolium striatum Knotted Clover Fabaceae
  Tripleurospermum inodorum Scentless Mayweed Asteraceae
  Tussilago farfara Coltsfoot Asteraceae
     
  U    
  Ulex europaeus Gorse Fabaceae
  Ulex gallii Western Gorse Fabaceae
  Ulex minor Dwarf Gorse Fabaceae
  Urtica dioica Nettle Urticaceae
  Urtica urens Small Nettle Urticaceae
     
  V    
  Valerianella carinata Keeled-fruited Cornsalad Valerianaceae
  Veronica hederifolia Ivy-leaved Speedwell Scrophulariaceae
  Veronica persica Common Field-speedwell Scrophulariaceae
  Vicia hirsuta Hairy Tare Fabaceae
  Vicia tetrasperma Smooth Tare Fabaceae
  Viola hirta Hairy Violet Violaceae
  Viola riviniana Common Dog-violet Violaceae

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