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Barrel cactus

Barrel cacti are various members of the two genera Echinocactus and Ferocactus, found in the deserts of Southwestern North America. Some of the largest specimens can be found in the Mojave Desert in southern California.


Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos. Unlike the other species of Arctostaphylos, they are adapted to Arctic and Subarctic climates, and have a circumpolar distribution in northern North America, Asia and Europe.


Bilberries, or occasionally European blueberries, are a primarily Eurasian species of low-growing shrubs in the genus Vaccinium, bearing edible, dark blue berries. The species most often referred to is Vaccinium myrtillus L., but there are several other closely related species.


The blackberry is an edible fruit produced by many species in the genus Rubus in the family Rosaceae, hybrids among these species within the subgenus Rubus, and hybrids between the subgenera Rubus and Idaeobatus. The taxonomy of the blackberries has historically been confused because of hybridization and apomixis, so that species have often been grouped together and called species aggregates. For example, the entire subgenus Rubus has been called the Rubus fruticosus aggregate, although the species R. fruticosus is considered a synonym of R. plicatus.

Bluebonnet (plant)

Bluebonnet is a name given to any number of purple-flowered species of the genus Lupinus predominantly found in southwestern United States and is collectively the state flower of Texas. The shape of the petals on the flower resembles the bonnet worn by pioneer women to shield them from the sun. Species often called bluebonnets include: Lupinus subcarnosus, sandyland bluebonnet or buffalo clover Lupinus texensis, Texas bluebonnet or Texas lupine Lupinus plattensis, Nebraska lupine Lupinus concinnus, Bajada lupine Lupinus argenteus, silvery lupine Lupinus havardii, Big Bend bluebonnet or Chi ...


A bramble is any rough, tangled, prickly shrub, usually in the genus Rubus, which grows blackberries, raspberries, or dewberries. "Bramble" is also used to describe other prickly shrubs such as roses. Bramble or brambleberry sometimes refers to the blackberry fruit or products of its fruit, such as bramble jelly. In British English, bramble usually refers to the common blackberry, Rubus fruticosus. R. fruticosus grows abundantly in all parts of the British Isles and harvesting the fruits in late summer and autumn is often considered a favourite pastime. An especially hardy plant, bramble b ...


ⓘ Plant common names

  • list of plants organized by their common names However, the common names of plants often vary from region to region, which is why most plant encyclopedias
  • This is a list of Māori plant common names Akakura Akatea Akeake Aruhe Hangehange Harakeke Heketara Horoeka Horokaka Horopito Houhere Houpara Hutu Kahakaha
  • common names region by region, as well as the scientific names The Swedish common names were all binomials e.g. plant no. 84 Råg - losta and plant no
  • These are some Samoan plant names in alphabetical order in the Samoan language and their corresponding descriptions in English. Many are used in traditional
  • Mosquito plant is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Azolla species duckweed ferns Agastache cana Texas hummingbird mint Pelargonium
  • Mesembryanthemum, ice plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum syn. Cryophytum crystallinum common ice plant Hylotelephium spectabile, a plant in the stonecrop
  • Spider plant is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Chlorophytum comosum, the commonly cultivated houseplant Saxifraga flagellaris, also
  • Penis plant is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Echinopsis lageniformis, also known as Bolivian torch cactus, which grows in Bolivia
  • Zebra plant is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Aphelandra squarrosa, in the family Acanthaceae Calathea zebrina, in the family Marantaceae
  • variety of common names including Malabar chestnut, French Peanut and provision tree, and is commercially sold under the names money tree and money plant

Australian wormy chestnut

Australian wormy chestnut or firestreak is a common name for lumber of Eucalyptus obliqua, Eucalyptus sieberi and Eucalyptus fastigata grown in Victoria, southern New South Wales, and Tasmania in Australia. It is a hardwood species commonly used in flooring applications.


Cone bush

Cone bush, conebush, or cone-bush is a common name for various plants, usually dicotyledonous shrubs that bear their flowers and seeds in compact, cone-shaped inflorescences and infructescences. The plants that the name most frequently applies to are members of the Proteaceae, and in particular the Australian genus Isopogon and the African genus Leucadendron.



Kauila refers to two species of trees in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae, that are endemic to Hawaii: Alphitonia ponderosa and Colubrina oppositifolia. Their wood was prized for being extremely hard, and is so dense that it sinks in water. Both occur in dry to mesic forest and are now rare, C. oppositifolia is listed as Endangered. Also see Metrosideros polymorpha



Piassava, also piaçava ɐˈsavɐ"), piaçaba ɐˈsabɐ"), piasaba, pissaba, piassaba, and piaça, is a fibrous product of two Brazilian palms: Attalea funifera and Leopoldinia piassaba. It is often used in making brooms, and for other purposes.