scientific names

  • Botanical Name Index

    Botanical Name

    Common Name

     

    Abelia grandiflora

    Glossy Abelia

    Abeliophyllum distichum

    Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia

    Abies balsamea

    Balsam Fir

    Abies concolor

    White (Concolor) Fir

    Abies fraseri

    Southern Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Southern Fir

    Abies lasiocarpa

    Alpine Fir

    Abies sp.

    Fir

    Acer buergeranum

    Trident Maple

    Acer campestre

    Hedge Maple

    Acer davidii

    David Maple

    Acer distichum

    Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple

    Acer ginnala

    Amur Maple

    Acer griseum

    Paperbark Maple

    Acer orientale

    Turkish Maple

    Acer palmatum

    Japanese Maple

    Acer platanoides

    Norway Maple

    Acer pseudoplatanus

    Planetree Maple, Sycamore Maple

    Acer rubrum

    Red Maple, Scarlet Maple, Swamp Maple

    Acer saccharinum

    Silver Maple, River Maple, White Maple, Soft Maple

    Acer saccharum

    Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple

    Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

    Fullmoon Maple

    Acer sieboldianum

    Siebold Maple

    Acer sp.

    Maple

    Acer spicatum

    Mountain Maple

    Acer tataricum

    Tatarian Maple

    Actinidia chinensis

    Chinese Gooseberry, Kiwi Fruit

    Aeonium arboreum var. crestata

    Aeonium

    Aesculus

    Buckeye, Horsechestnut,

    Ailanthus altissima

    Tree of Heaven

    Albizia julibrissin

    Mimosa, Albizia, Silk Tree

    Alnus cordata

    Italian Alder

    Alnus glutinosa

    Common Alder, Black Alder, European Alder

    Alnus incana

    White Alder

    Amelanchier

    Serviceberry

    Amelanchier canadensis

    Shadblow Serviceberry

    Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

    Porcelainberry

    Andromeda polifolia

    Bog Rosemary

    Aralia elata

    Japanese Aralia

    Aralia spinosa

    Devils walkingstick, Hercules club

    Araucaria heterophylla

    Norfolk Island Pine

    Aronia arbutifolia

    Red Chokeberry

    Aronia melanocarpa

    Black Chokeberry

    Aronia prunifolia

    Purple fruited Chokeberry

    Asimina triloba

    Common Pawpaw

    Aucuba japonica

    Japanese Aucuba

    Bambusa glaucescens

    Hedge Bamboo

    Bambusa ventricosa

    Buddha Bamboo

    Berberis candidula

    Paleleaf Barberry

    Berberis chenaultii

    Chenault Barberry

    Berberis julianae

    Wintergreen Barberry

    Berberis thunbergii

    Japanese Barberry

    Berberis vulgaris

    Common Barberry

    Betula albo-sinensis

    Chinese Paper Birch

    Betula lenta

    Sweet Birch

    Betula nana

    Dwarf Birch

    Betula nigra

    River Birch, Red Birch

    Betula occidentalis

    Water Birch

    Betula papyrifera

    Paper Birch, White Birch

    Betula pendula

    European White Birch

    Betula pendula 'Trost's Dwarf'

    Trost's Dwarf' Birch

    Betula populifolia

    Gray Birch, Old Field Birch

    Bougainvillea glabra

    Paper Flower Bougainvillea

    Bougainvillea spectabilis

    Bougainvillea

    Brassaia actinophylla

    Schefflera

    Broussonetia papyrifera

    Paper Mulberry, Tapa-cloth Tree

    Bucida spinosa

    Black Olive

    Buddleia davidii

    Butterfly-bush, Summer Lilac

    Buxus microphylla

    Japanese Boxwood

    Buxus microphylla koreana

    Korean Boxwood

    Buxus microphylla sinica

    Dwarf Boxwood

    Buxus sempervirens

    Common Box, Boxwood

    Calliandra emarginata

    Dwarf Powder Puff

    Callicarpa japonica

    Japanese Beautyberry

    Callistemon phoeniceus

    Bottlebrush

    Calluna vulgaris

    Scotch Heather

    Calocedrus decurrens

    California Incensecedar

    Camellia japonica

    Japanese Camellia, Higo Camellia

    Camellia sasanqua

    Sasanqua Camellia

    Caragana arborescens

    Siberian Peashrub

    Caragana microphylla

    Littleleaf Caragana

    Caragana pygmaea

    Pygmy Peashrub

    Carissa grandiflora

    Natal Plum

    Carpinus betulus

    European Hornbeam

    Carpinus caroliniana

    American Hornbeam. Blue Beech

    Carpinus cordata

    Chinese Hornbeam

    Carpinus japonica

    Japanese Hornbeam

    Carpinus laxiflora

    Red-leaved Hornbeam

    Carpinus orientalis

    Oriental Hornbeam

    Carpinus tschonoskii

    Korean Hornbeam

    Carya

    Hickory

    Caryopteris clandonensis

    Bluebeard, Blue Spirea

    Castanaea dentata

    American Chestnut

    Castanaea mollissima

    Chinese Chestnut

    Casuarina cunninghamiana

    Australian Pine, Ironwood

    Casuarina equisetifolia

    Horsetail Tree

    Catalpa speciosa

    Northern Catalpa

    Ceanothus americanus

    New Jersey Tea, Redroot

    Cedrus atlantica

    Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus atlantica 'Aurea'

    Golden Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

    Blue Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus deodara

    Deodar Cedar

    Cedrus libani

    Cedar of Lebanon

    Celastrus scandens

    American Bittersweet

    Celtis laevigata

    Mississippi Sugar Hackberry

    Celtis occidentalis

    Common Hackberry

    Celtis sinensis

    Chinese Hackberry

    Cephalanthus occidentalis

    Buttonbush

    Ceratonia siliqua

    Carob Tree, St. John's Bread

    Cercidiphyllum japonicum

    Katsuratree

    Cercis canadensis

    Eastern Redbud

    Cercis chinensis

    Chinese Redbud

    Chaenomeles speciosa

    Common Flowering Quince

    Chamacyparis lawsoniana

    Lawson Falsecypress

    Chamacyparis obtusa

    Hinoki Cypress

    Chamacyparis obtusa 'Nana'

    Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera

    Japanese Falsecypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera

    Sawara Cypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera 'Tsukumo"

    Tsukumo Cypress

    Chionanthus virginicus

    White Fringetree

    Cimonanthus praecox

    Fragrant Wintersweet

    Citrus limon

    Lemon

    Citrus limonia

    Otaheite Orange

    Citrus x

    Calamondin Orange

    Clematis jackmanii

    Jackman Clematis

    Clethra alnifolia

    Summersweet Clethra

    Cleyera japonica

    Japanese Cleyera

    Coccoloba uvifera

    Sea Grape

    Comptonia peregrina

    Sweetfern

    Conocarpus erectus

    Buttonwood

    Conocarpus erectus sericeus

    Silver Buttonwood

    Cornus

    Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia

    Pagoda Dogwood

    Cornus florida

    Flowering Dogwood

    Cornus kousa

    Kousa Dogwood

    Cornus officinalis

    Japanese Cornelian Cherry

    Cornus sericea

    Redosier Dogwood

    Corylopsis glabrescens

    Fragrant Winterhazel

    Corylus

    Contorted Filbert

    Corylus americana

    American Filbert

    Corylus colurna

    Hazel, Turkish Filbert

    Cotinus coggygria

    Common Smoketree, Smokebush

    Cotinus obovatus

    American Smoketree

    Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster acutifolius

    Peking Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster adpressus

    Creeping Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster apiculatus

    Cranberry Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster congestus

    Pyrenees Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster divaricatus

    Spreading Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster horizontalis

    Rockspray Cotoneaster

    Cottoneaster microphyllus

    Little Leaf Cotoneaster

    Crassula arborescens

    Silver Jade Plant

    Crassula argentea

    Jade Tree

    Crassula phyteris

    Ming Plant

    Crataegus

    Hawthorn

    Crataegus crusgalli

    Cockspur Hawthorn

    Crataegus cuneata

    Japanese Hawthorn

    Crataegus laevigata

    English Hawthorn

    Crataegus phaenopyrum

    Washington Hawthorn

    Cunninghamia lanceolata

    Common Chinafir

    Cuphea hyssopifolia

    Elfin Herb, Mexican Heather

    Cupressocyparis

    Leyland Cypress

    Cupressus arizonica

    Arizona Cypress

    Cupressus macrocarpa

    Monterey Cypress

    Cupressus sempervirens

    Italian Cypress

    Cycas revoluta

    Cycad, Sago Palm

    Cydonia sinensis

    Chinese Quince

    Cytisus scoparius

    Scotch Broom, Common Broom

    Daphne cneorum

    Rose Daphne

    Daphne odora

    Fragrant Daphne, Winter Daphne

    Delonix regia

    Royal Poinciana

    Deutzia

    Deutzia

    Diervilla sessilifolia

    Southern Bush Honeysuckle

    Diospyros kaki

    Japanese Persimmon

    Diospyros virginiana

    Common Persimmon

    Ehretia microphylla

    Fukien Tea

    Elaeagnus

    Elaeagnus

    Elaeagnus angustifolia

    Russian Olive

    Elaeagnus pungens

    Thorny Elaeagnus

    Enkianthus perulatus

    Japanese Enkianthus

    Eriobotrya japonica

    Loquat

    Eugenia myrtifolia

    Dwarf Bush Cherry

    Eugenia uniflora

    Barbados Cherry, Surinam Cherry

    Euonymus

    Euonymus

    Euonymus alatus

    Winged Euonymus

    Euonymus americanus

    American Euonymus

    Euonymus europaeus

    European Euonymus

    Euonymus fortunei

    Wintercreeper Euonymus

    Euonymus japonicus

    Japanese Euonymus

    Exochorda racemosa

    Common Pearlbush

    Fagus

    Beech

    Fagus crenata

    Japanese Beech

    Fagus grandifolia

    American Beech

    Fagus sylvatica

    European Beech

    Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea' ('Purpurea')

    Purple Leaf Beech

    Fatsia japonica

    Japanese Fatsia

    Feijoa sellowiana

    Guava, Pineapple Guava

    Ficus aurea

    Florida Fig, Strangler Fig

    Ficus benjamina

    Weeping Fig, Benjamin Fig

    Ficus carica

    Common Fig

    Ficus deltoidea

    Mistletoe Fig

    Ficus microcarpa

    Chinese Banyan

    Ficus pumila

    Climbing Fig

    Ficus rubiginosa

    Port Jackson Fig

    Forsythia

    Forsythia

    Forsythia europaea

    Albanian Forsythia

    Forsythia japonica

    Japanese Forsythia

    Forsythia x intermedia

    Border Forsythia

    Fortunella Hindsii

    Kumquat

    Fortunella japonica

    Round Kumquat

    Fortunella margarita

    Nagami Kumquat

    Fothergilla gardenii

    Dwarf Fothergilla

    Fothergilla major

    Large Fothergilla

    Franklinia alatamaha

    Franklinia, Franklin Tree

    Fraxinus americana

    White Ash

    Fraxinus nigra

    Black Ash

    Fraxinus ornus

    Flowering Ash

    Fraxinus pennsylvanica

    Green Ash

    Genista pilosa

    Broom

    Ginkgo biloba

    Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree

    Gymnocladus dioicus

    Kentucky Coffeetree

    Hamamelis virginiana

    Common Witchhazel

    Hedera helix

    English Ivy

    Hibiscus syriacus

    Rose-of-Sharon, Shrub Althea

    Hippophae rhamnoides

    Common Seabuckthorn

    Hovenia dulcis

    Japanese Raisintree

    Hydrangea anomala petiolaris

    Climbing Hydrangea

    Ilex

    Holly

    Ilex aquifolium

    English Holly

    Ilex cornuta

    Chinese Holly

    Ilex crenata

    Japanese Holly

    Ilex glabra

    Inkberry Holly

    Ilex opaca

    American Holly

    Ilex serrata

    Japanese Holly, Japanese Winterberry

    Ilex vomitoria

    Yaupon Holly

    Illicium

    Anise-tree

    Ixora coccinea

    Red Ixora

    Jasminum

    Jasmine

    Jasminum nudiflorum

    Winter Jasmine

    Jasminum officinale

    Common White Jasmine

    Jasminum parkeri

    Yellow-starred Jasmine

    Juglans cinerea

    Butternut

    Juglans nigra

    Black Walnut

    Juglans regia

    English Walnut, Persian, Common Walnut

    Juniperus

    Juniper

    Juniperus californica

    California Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis

    Chinese juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'Blauwii'

    Blauwii Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana'

    Pfitzer Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'San Jose'

    San Jose Juniper

    Juniperus communis

    Common Juniper

    Juniperus communis 'depressa'

    Ground Juniper

    Juniperus conferta

    Shore Juniper

    Juniperus horizontalis

    Creeping Juniper

    Juniperus occidentalis

    Sierra Juniper

    Juniperus procumbens

    Japanese Garden Juniper

    Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

    Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper

    Juniperus rigida

    Needle Juniper

    Juniperus sabina

    Savin Juniper

    Juniperus squamata

    Singleseed Juniper

    Juniperus virginiana

    Eastern Red Cedar

    Juniperus x Media 'Shimpaku'

    Shimpaku Juniper

    Kalmia latifolia

    Mountain Laurel

    Kalopanax pictus

    Castor Aralia

    Lagerstroemia indica

    Crape Myrtle

    Lantana camara

    Lantana, Yellow Sage

    Larix decidua

    European Larch, Common Larch

    Larix kaempferi

    Japanese Larch

    Larix laricina

    Tamarack, American Larch, Eastern Larch

    Larix occidentalis

    American western Larch

    Lavandula

    Lavender, English Lavender

    Leptospermum laevigatum

    Australian Tea Tree

    Ligustrum

    Privet

    Ligustrum japonicum

    Japanese Privet

    Ligustrum ovalifolium

    California Privet

    Ligustrum sinense

    Chinese Privet

    Ligustrum vicaryi

    Golden Privet

    Ligustrum vulgare

    Common Privet, European Privet

    Liquidambar formosana

    Formosan Sweetgum

    Liquidambar styraciflua

    American Sweetgum

    Liriodendron tulipifera

    Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia

    Lonicera

    Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera maackii

    Amur Honeysuckle

    Lonicera morrowii

    Morrow Honeysuckle

    Lonicera nitida

    Boxleaf Honeysuckle, Box Honeysuckle

    Lonicera pileata

    Privet Honeysuckle

    Maackia amurensis

    Amur Maackia

    Maclura pomifera

    Osage-orange, Hedge-apple

    Magnolia

    Magnolia

    Magnolia grandiflora

    Southern Magnolia

    Magnolia sinensis

    Chinese Magnolia

    Magnolia soulangiana

    Saucer Magnolia

    Magnolia stellata

    Star Magnolia

    Mahonia fortunei

    Chinese Mahonia

    Malpighia coccigera

    Miniature Holly

    Malpighia glabra

    Barbados Cherry

    Malus 'Radiant'

    Radiant Crabapple

    Malus baccata

    Siberian Crabapple

    Malus coronaria

    Wild Sweet Crabapple

    Malus floribunda

    Japanese Flowering Crabapple, Showy Crabapple

    Malus halliana

    Hall's Crabapple

    Malus micromalus

    Midget Crabapple

    Malus prunifolia

    Plum-leaved Crabapple

    Malus sargentii

    Sargent Crabapple

    Malus sieboldii

    Toringo Crabapple

    Malus sp.

    Crabapple

    Malus spectabilis

    Chinese Flowering Crabapple

    Matasequoia

    Dawn Redwood

    Melia azedarach

    Chinaberry, Pride of India

    Mitchella

    Patridgeberry, Twinberry, Squawberry

    Morus alba

    Common Mulberry, White Mulberry

    Morus rubra

    Red Mulberry

    Murraya paniculata

    Orange Jasmine, Jessamine

    Myrciaria caulifora

    Jaboticaba

    Myrica pensylvanica

    Northern Bayberry

    Myrsine africana

    African Boxwood, Cape Myrtle

    Myrtus communis

    Greek Myrtle

    Myrtus communis compacta

    Dwarf Myrtle

    Nandina domestica

    Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina Bamboo

    Nandina domestica 'Nana'

    Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina Bamboo

    Neea buxifolia

    Neea

    Nerium oleander

    Oleander

    Nyssa sylvatica

    Black Tupelo, Black Gum

    Olea europaea

    Common Olive

    Parthenocissus

    Virginia Creeper, Woodbine

    Paulownia tomentosa

    Royal Paulownia

    Phellodendron amurense

    Amur Corktree

    Philadelphus coronarius

    Sweet Mockorange

    Photinia serrulata

    Chinese Photinia

    Photinia villosa

    Oriental Photinia

    Phyllostachys bambusoides

    Timber Bamboo

    Physocarpus monogynus

    Mountain Ninebark

    Picea

    Spruce

    Picea abies

    Norway Spruce

    Picea abies 'Echiniformis'

    Echiniformis Spruce

    Picea abies 'Little Gem'

    Little Gem Spruce

    Picea abies 'Mucronata'

    Mucronata Spruce

    Picea abies 'Nidiformis'

    Birds Nest Spruce

    Picea brewerana

    Brewer Spruce

    Picea glauca

    White Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Albertiana'

    Alberta Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Conica'

    Dwarf Alberta Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Densata'

    Black Hills Spruce

    Picea glehnii

    Red Yezo Spruce, Sakhalin Spruce

    Picea mariana

    Black Spruce

    Picea omorika

    Serbian Spruce

    Picea orientalis

    Oriental Spruce

    Picea pungens 'Glauca'

    Colorado Blue Spruce

    Picea rubens

    Red Spruce

    Pieris floribunda

    Mountain Andromeda

    Pieris japonica

    Japanese Pieris, Lily-of-the-valley Bush

    Pinus

    Pine

    Pinus aristata

    Bristlecone Pine

    Pinus banksiana

    Jack Pine

    Pinus cembra

    Swiss Stone Pine

    Pinus clausa

    Sand Pine

    Pinus contorta

    Shore Pine

    Pinus contorta 'latifolia'

    Lodgepole Pine

    Pinus densiflora

    Japanese Red Pine

    Pinus flexilis

    Limber Pine

    Pinus leucodermis

    Balkan Pine

    Pinus mugo

    Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine

    Pinus nigra

    Austrian Pine

    Pinus parviflora

    Japanese White Pine, Japanese Five-needle Pine

    Pinus peuce

    Macedonian Pine

    Pinus ponderosa

    Ponderosa Pine, Western Yellow Pine

    Pinus ponderosa 'scopulourm'

    Rocky Mountain Pine

    Pinus pumila

    Japanese Stone Pine

    Pinus pungens

    Table Mountain Pine

    Pinus resinosa

    Red Pine

    Pinus rigida

    Pitch Pine

    Pinus strobus

    Eastern White Pine

    Pinus strobus 'Nana'

    Dwarf Eastern White Pine

    Pinus sylvestris

    Scotch Pine, Scots Pine

    Pinus tabuliformis

    Chinese Pine

    Pinus taeda

    Loblolly Pine

    Pinus thunbergiana

    Japanese Black Pine

    Pinus thunbergiana 'Corticosta'

    Cork-bark Black Pine

    Pithecellobium flexicaule

    Texas Ebony

    Pittosporum tobira

    Japanese Pittosporum, Mock Orange

    Planera aquatica

    Water Elm

    Platanus acerifolia

    London Planetree

    Platanus occidentalis

    American Planetree

    Podocarpus macrophyllus

    Japanese Yew, Buddhist Pine

    Poinciana pulcherrima

    Dwarf Poinciana

    Polyscias fruticosa

    Ming Aralia

    Poncirus trifoliata

    Hardy-orange

    Populus

    Poplar, Aspen

    Populus alba

    White Poplar, Silver-leaved Poplar

    Populus canadensis

    Carolina Poplar

    Populus tremuloides

    Quaking Aspen

    Portulacaria afra

    Elephant Bush

    Potentilla fruticosa

    Potentilla, Bush Cinquefoil

    Prunus

    Cherry

    Prunus avium

    Mazzard Cherry, Sweet Cherry

    Prunus besseyi

    Western Sandcherry, Sand Cherry

    Prunus glandulosa

    Dwarf Flowering Almond

    Prunus maackii

    Amur Chokecherry

    Prunus Mume

    Ume, Flowering Apricot, Flowering Plum

    Prunus persica

    Common Peach

    Prunus serotina

    Black Cherry

    Prunus tenella

    Dwarf Russian Almond

    Prunus virginiana

    Common Chokecherry

    Pseudocydonia

    Chinese Quince

    Pseudolarix kaempferi

    Golden Larch

    Pseudotsuga menziesii

    Douglasfir, Douglas fir

    Punica granatum

    Pomegranate

    Punica granatum 'Nana'

    Dwarf Pomegranate

    Pyracantha coccinea

    Firethorn, Everlasting Thorn

    Pyracantha fortuneana

    Chinese Firethorn

    Pyracantha koidzumii

    Formosa Firethorn

    Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'

    Bradford Callery Pear

    Pyrus communis

    Common Pear

    Quercus

    Oak

    Quercus agrifolia

    California Live Oak

    Quercus alba

    White Oak

    Quercus bicolor

    Swamp White Oak

    Quercus glauca

    Blue Japanese Oak, Ring-cupped Oak

    Quercus macrocarpa

    Bur Oak, Mossycup Oak

    Quercus myrsinifolia

    Chinese Evergreen Oak

    Quercus nigra

    Water Oak, Possum Oak

    Quercus palustris

    Pin Oak, Swamp Oak

    Quercus robur

    English Oak, Truffle Oak

    Quercus rubra

    Red Oak

    Quercus variabilis

    Oriental Oak

    Quercus viriniana

    Live Oak

    Rhamnus cathartica

    Common Buckthorn

    Rhamnus frangula

    Glossy Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn

    Rhododendron indicum

    Satsuki Azalea, Macranthum Azalea

    Rhododendron japonicum

    Japanese Azalea

    Rhododendron kiusianum

    Kyushu Azalea

    Rhododendron kosteranum

    Mollis Hybrid Azaleas

    Rhus aromatica

    Fragrant Sumac

    Rhus typhina

    Staghorn Sumac

    Ribes alpinum

    Alpine Currant

    Rochea sanguinea

    Rochea

    Rosa multiflora

    Japanese Rose

    Rosa rugosa

    Rugosa Rose

    Rosa sp.

    Rose miniature

    Rosmarinus officinalis

    Rosemary

    Rosmarinus officinalis prostrata

    Prostrate Rosemary

    Sageretia chinensis

    Sageretia

    Sageretia thea 'theezans'

    Chinese Sweet Plum

    Salix babylonica

    Weeping Willow, Babylon Weeping Willow

    Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa'

    Corkscrew Hankow Willow

    Salix nigra

    Black Willow

    Salix sp.

    Willow

    Sambucus canadensis

    American Elder

    Sambucus racemosa

    European Red Elder

    Santolina chamaecyparissus

    Lavender Cotton

    Sapium sebiferum

    Chinese Tallow Tree

    Schefflera arboricola

    Dwarf Schefflera

    Sedum frutescens

    Tree Sedum

    Sedum multiceps

    Mineature Joshua Tree

    Serissa foetida

    Snow Rose, Snow in June

    Severinia buxifolia

    Chinese Box Orange

    Skimmia japonica

    Japanese Skimmia

    Sophora japonica

    Japanese Pagodatree

    Sorbus alnifolia

    Korean Mountainash

    Sorbus aucuparia

    European Mountainash

    Sorbus commixta

    Japanese Mountainash

    Spiraea albiflora

    Japanese White Spirea

    Spiraea japonica

    Japanese Spirea

    Spiraea prunifolia

    Bridalwreath Spirea

    Spiraea sp.

    Spirea

    Spiraea thunbergii

    Thunberg Spirea

    Spirea japonica 'Alpina'

    Daphne Spirea

    Spirea, japonica 'Alpina Little Princess'

    Little Princess Spirea

    Stewartia koreana

    Korean Stewartia

    Stewartia ovata

    Mountain Stewartia

    Stewartia sinensis

    Chinese Stewartia

    Styrax americanus

    American Snowbell

    Styrax japonicus

    Japanese Snowbell

    Symphoricarpos albus

    Common Snowberry

    Syringa

    Lilac

    Syringa chinensis

    Chinese Lilac

    Syringa microphylla

    Littleleaf Lilac

    Syringa reticulata

    Japanese Tree Lilac

    Syringa vulgaris

    Common Lilac

    Syzygium paniculatum

    Brush Cherry

    Tamarix chinesis

    Tamarisk

    Tamarix parviflora

    Small-flowered Tamarix

    Tamarix ramosissima

    Five-stem Tamarix

    Taxodium ascendens

    Pondcypress, Pond Baldcypress

    Taxodium distichum

    Baldcypress

    Taxus

    Yew

    Taxus baccata

    Common Yew, English Yew

    Taxus canadensis

    Canadian Yew

    Taxus cuspidata

    Japanese Yew

    Thuja

    Arborvitae

    Thuja orientalis

    Oriental Arborvitae

    Thuja plicata

    Giant Western Arborvitae

    Thymus vulgaris

    Thyme

    Tilia

    Linden

    Tilia americana

    American Linden, Basswood

    Tilia cordata

    Littleleaf Linden

    Tilia europaea

    Common Linden, European Linden

    Tilia heterophylla

    White Basswood, Beetree Linden

    Trichodiadema

    Trichodiadema

    Tsuga

    Hemlock

    Tsuga canadensis

    Canadian Eastern Hemlock

    Tsuga caroliniana

    Carolina Hemlock

    Tsuga diversifolia

    Japanese Hemlock

    Tsuga heterophylla

    Western Hemlock

    Tsuga mertensiana

    Mountain Hemlock

    Ulmus

    Elm

    Ulmus alata

    Winged Elm, Wahoo Elm

    Ulmus americana

    American Elm

    Ulmus crassifolia

    Cedar Elm

    Ulmus davidiana var. suberosa

    Rock Elm, Cork Elm

    Ulmus parvifolia

    Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm

    Ulmus procera

    English Elm

    Ulmus pumila

    Siberian Elm, Dwarf Elm

    Ulmus rubra

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus thomasii

    Rock Elm

    Vaccinium angustifolium

    Lowbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium corymbosum

    Highbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium macrocarpon

    American Cranberry

    Viburnum

    Viburnum

    Viburnum davidii

    David Viburnum

    Viburnum farreri

    Fragrant Viburnum

    Viburnum japonicum

    Japanese Viburnum

    Viburnum lantana

    Wayfaringtree Viburnum

    Viburnum sargentii

    Sargent Viburnum

    Viburnum trilobum

    American Cranberrybush Viburnum

    Vitis

    Grape

    Weigela florida

    Old Fashioned Weigela

    Wisteria floribunda

    Japanese Wisteria

    Wisteria frutescens

    American Wisteria

    Wisteria sinensis

    Chinese Wisteria

    Zamia floridana

    Sago Palm, Coontie

    Zanthoxylum americanum

    Prickly-ash

    Zelkova carpinifolia

    Elm Zelkova

    Zelkova sinica

    Chinese Zelkova

  • Common Name Index

    Common Name

    Botanical Name

    Aeonium

    Aeonium arboreum var. crestata

    African Boxwood, Cape Myrtle

    Myrsine africana

    Albanian Forsythia

    Forsythia europaea

    Alberta Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Albertiana'

    Alpine Currant

    Ribes alpinum

    Alpine Fir

    Abies lasiocarpa

    American Beech

    Fagus grandifolia

    American Bittersweet

    Celastrus scandens

    American Chestnut

    Castanaea dentata

    American Cranberry

    Vaccinium macrocarpon

    American Cranberrybush Viburnum

    Viburnum trilobum

    American Elder

    Sambucus canadensis

    American Elm

    Ulmus americana

    American Euonymus

    Euonymus americanus

    American Filbert

    Corylus americana

    American Holly

    Ilex opaca

    American Hornbeam. Blue Beech

    Carpinus caroliniana

    American Linden, Basswood

    Tilia americana

    American Planetree

    Platanus occidentalis

    American Smoketree

    Cotinus obovatus

    American Snowbell

    Styrax americanus

    American Sweetgum

    Liquidambar styraciflua

    American western Larch

    Larix occidentalis

    American Wisteria

    Wisteria frutescens

    Amur Chokecherry

    Prunus maackii

    Amur Corktree

    Phellodendron amurense

    Amur Honeysuckle

    Lonicera maackii

    Amur Maackia

    Maackia amurensis

    Amur Maple

    Acer ginnala

    Anise-tree

    Illicium

    Arborvitae

    Thuja

    Arizona Cypress

    Cupressus arizonica

    Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus atlantica

    Australian Pine, Ironwood

    Casuarina cunninghamiana

    Australian Tea Tree

    Leptospermum laevigatum

    Austrian Pine

    Pinus nigra

    Baldcypress

    Taxodium distichum

    Balkan Pine

    Pinus leucodermis

    Balsam Fir

    Abies balsamea

    Barbados Cherry

    Malpighia glabra

    Barbados Cherry, Surinam Cherry

    Eugenia uniflora

    Beech

    Fagus

    Birds Nest Spruce

    Picea abies 'Nidiformis'

    Black Ash

    Fraxinus nigra

    Black Cherry

    Prunus serotina

    Black Chokeberry

    Aronia melanocarpa

    Black Hills Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Densata'

    Black Olive

    Bucida spinosa

    Black Spruce

    Picea mariana

    Black Tupelo, Black Gum

    Nyssa sylvatica

    Black Walnut

    Juglans nigra

    Black Willow

    Salix nigra

    Blauwii Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'Blauwii'

    Blue Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca'

    Blue Japanese Oak, Ring-cupped Oak

    Quercus glauca

    Bluebeard, Blue Spirea

    Caryopteris clandonensis

    Bog Rosemary

    Andromeda polifolia

    Border Forsythia

    Forsythia x intermedia

    Bottlebrush

    Callistemon phoeniceus

    Bougainvillea

    Bougainvillea spectabilis

    Boxleaf Honeysuckle, Box Honeysuckle

    Lonicera nitida

    Bradford Callery Pear

    Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford'

    Brewer Spruce

    Picea brewerana

    Bridalwreath Spirea

    Spiraea prunifolia

    Bristlecone Pine

    Pinus aristata

    Broom

    Genista pilosa

    Brush Cherry

    Syzygium paniculatum

    Buckeye, Horsechestnut,

    Aesculus

    Buddha Bamboo

    Bambusa ventricosa

    Bur Oak, Mossycup Oak

    Quercus macrocarpa

    Butterfly-bush, Summer Lilac

    Buddleia davidii

    Butternut

    Juglans cinerea

    Buttonbush

    Cephalanthus occidentalis

    Buttonwood

    Conocarpus erectus

    Calamondin Orange

    Citrus x

    California Incensecedar

    Calocedrus decurrens

    California Juniper

    Juniperus californica

    California Live Oak

    Quercus agrifolia

    California Privet

    Ligustrum ovalifolium

    Canadian Eastern Hemlock

    Tsuga canadensis

    Canadian Yew

    Taxus canadensis

    Carob Tree, St. John's Bread

    Ceratonia siliqua

    Carolina Hemlock

    Tsuga caroliniana

    Carolina Poplar

    Populus canadensis

    Castor Aralia

    Kalopanax pictus

    Cedar Elm

    Ulmus crassifolia

    Cedar of Lebanon

    Cedrus libani

    Chenault Barberry

    Berberis chenaultii

    Cherry

    Prunus

    Chinaberry, Pride of India

    Melia azedarach

    Chinese Banyan

    Ficus microcarpa

    Chinese Box Orange

    Severinia buxifolia

    Chinese Chestnut

    Castanaea mollissima

    Chinese Elm, Lacebark Elm

    Ulmus parvifolia

    Chinese Evergreen Oak

    Quercus myrsinifolia

    Chinese Firethorn

    Pyracantha fortuneana

    Chinese Flowering Crabapple

    Malus spectabilis

    Chinese Gooseberry, Kiwi Fruit

    Actinidia chinensis

    Chinese Hackberry

    Celtis sinensis

    Chinese Holly

    Ilex cornuta

    Chinese Hornbeam

    Carpinus cordata

    Chinese juniper

    Juniperus chinensis

    Chinese Lilac

    Syringa chinensis

    Chinese Magnolia

    Magnolia sinensis

    Chinese Mahonia

    Mahonia fortunei

    Chinese Paper Birch

    Betula albo-sinensis

    Chinese Photinia

    Photinia serrulata

    Chinese Pine

    Pinus tabuliformis

    Chinese Privet

    Ligustrum sinense

    Chinese Quince

    Cydonia sinensis

    Chinese Quince

    Pseudocydonia

    Chinese Redbud

    Cercis chinensis

    Chinese Stewartia

    Stewartia sinensis

    Chinese Sweet Plum

    Sageretia thea 'theezans'

    Chinese Tallow Tree

    Sapium sebiferum

    Chinese Wisteria

    Wisteria sinensis

    Chinese Zelkova

    Zelkova sinica

    Climbing Fig

    Ficus pumila

    Climbing Hydrangea

    Hydrangea anomala petiolaris

    Cockspur Hawthorn

    Crataegus crusgalli

    Colorado Blue Spruce

    Picea pungens 'Glauca'

    Common Alder, Black Alder, European Alder

    Alnus glutinosa

    Common Barberry

    Berberis vulgaris

    Common Box, Boxwood

    Buxus sempervirens

    Common Buckthorn

    Rhamnus cathartica

    Common Chinafir

    Cunninghamia lanceolata

    Common Chokecherry

    Prunus virginiana

    Common Fig

    Ficus carica

    Common Flowering Quince

    Chaenomeles speciosa

    Common Hackberry

    Celtis occidentalis

    Common Juniper

    Juniperus communis

    Common Lilac

    Syringa vulgaris

    Common Linden, European Linden

    Tilia europaea

    Common Mulberry, White Mulberry

    Morus alba

    Common Olive

    Olea europaea

    Common Pawpaw

    Asimina triloba

    Common Peach

    Prunus persica

    Common Pear

    Pyrus communis

    Common Pearlbush

    Exochorda racemosa

    Common Persimmon

    Diospyros virginiana

    Common Privet, European Privet

    Ligustrum vulgare

    Common Seabuckthorn

    Hippophae rhamnoides

    Common Smoketree, Smokebush

    Cotinus coggygria

    Common Snowberry

    Symphoricarpos albus

    Common White Jasmine

    Jasminum officinale

    Common Witchhazel

    Hamamelis virginiana

    Common Yew, English Yew

    Taxus baccata

    Contorted Filbert

    Corylus

    Cork-bark Black Pine

    Pinus thunbergiana 'Corticosta'

    Corkscrew Hankow Willow

    Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa'

    Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster

    Crabapple

    Malus sp.

    Cranberry Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster apiculatus

    Crape Myrtle

    Lagerstroemia indica

    Creeping Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster adpressus

    Creeping Juniper

    Juniperus horizontalis

    Cycad, Sago Palm

    Cycas revoluta

    Daphne Spirea

    Spirea japonica 'Alpina'

    David Maple

    Acer davidii

    David Viburnum

    Viburnum davidii

    Dawn Redwood

    Matasequoia

    Deodar Cedar

    Cedrus deodara

    Deutzia

    Deutzia

    Devils walkingstick, Hercules club

    Aralia spinosa

    Dogwood

    Cornus

    Douglasfir, Douglas fir

    Pseudotsuga menziesii

    Dwarf Alberta Spruce

    Picea glauca 'Conica'

    Dwarf Birch

    Betula nana

    Dwarf Boxwood

    Buxus microphylla sinica

    Dwarf Bush Cherry

    Eugenia myrtifolia

    Dwarf Eastern White Pine

    Pinus strobus 'Nana'

    Dwarf Flowering Almond

    Prunus glandulosa

    Dwarf Fothergilla

    Fothergilla gardenii

    Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina Bamboo

    Nandina domestica 'Nana'

    Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

    Chamacyparis obtusa 'Nana'

    Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper

    Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

    Dwarf Myrtle

    Myrtus communis compacta

    Dwarf Poinciana

    Poinciana pulcherrima

    Dwarf Pomegranate

    Punica granatum 'Nana'

    Dwarf Powder Puff

    Calliandra emarginata

    Dwarf Russian Almond

    Prunus tenella

    Dwarf Schefflera

    Schefflera arboricola

    Eastern Red Cedar

    Juniperus virginiana

    Eastern Redbud

    Cercis canadensis

    Eastern White Pine

    Pinus strobus

    Echiniformis Spruce

    Picea abies 'Echiniformis'

    Elaeagnus

    Elaeagnus

    Elephant Bush

    Portulacaria afra

    Elfin Herb, Mexican Heather

    Cuphea hyssopifolia

    Elm

    Ulmus

    Elm Zelkova

    Zelkova carpinifolia

    English Elm

    Ulmus procera

    English Hawthorn

    Crataegus laevigata

    English Holly

    Ilex aquifolium

    English Ivy

    Hedera helix

    English Oak, Truffle Oak

    Quercus robur

    English Walnut, Persian, Common Walnut

    Juglans regia

    Euonymus

    Euonymus

    European Beech

    Fagus sylvatica

    European Euonymus

    Euonymus europaeus

    European Hornbeam

    Carpinus betulus

    European Larch, Common Larch

    Larix decidua

    European Mountainash

    Sorbus aucuparia

    European Red Elder

    Sambucus racemosa

    European White Birch

    Betula pendula

    Fir

    Abies sp.

    Firethorn, Everlasting Thorn

    Pyracantha coccinea

    Five-stem Tamarix

    Tamarix ramosissima

    Florida Fig, Strangler Fig

    Ficus aurea

    Flowering Ash

    Fraxinus ornus

    Flowering Dogwood

    Cornus florida

    Formosa Firethorn

    Pyracantha koidzumii

    Formosan Sweetgum

    Liquidambar formosana

    Forsythia

    Forsythia

    Fragrant Daphne, Winter Daphne

    Daphne odora

    Fragrant Sumac

    Rhus aromatica

    Fragrant Viburnum

    Viburnum farreri

    Fragrant Winterhazel

    Corylopsis glabrescens

    Fragrant Wintersweet

    Cimonanthus praecox

    Franklinia, Franklin Tree

    Franklinia alatamaha

    Fukien Tea

    Ehretia microphylla

    Fullmoon Maple

    Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum'

    Giant Western Arborvitae

    Thuja plicata

    Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree

    Ginkgo biloba

    Glossy Abelia

    Abelia grandiflora

    Glossy Buckthorn, Alder Buckthorn

    Rhamnus frangula

    Golden Atlas Cedar

    Cedrus atlantica 'Aurea'

    Golden Larch

    Pseudolarix kaempferi

    Golden Privet

    Ligustrum vicaryi

    Grape

    Vitis

    Gray Birch, Old Field Birch

    Betula populifolia

    Greek Myrtle

    Myrtus communis

    Green Ash

    Fraxinus pennsylvanica

    Ground Juniper

    Juniperus communis 'depressa'

    Guava, Pineapple Guava

    Feijoa sellowiana

    Hall's Crabapple

    Malus halliana

    Hardy-orange

    Poncirus trifoliata

    Hawthorn

    Crataegus

    Hazel, Turkish Filbert

    Corylus colurna

    Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina Bamboo

    Nandina domestica

    Hedge Bamboo

    Bambusa glaucescens

    Hedge Maple

    Acer campestre

    Hemlock

    Tsuga

    Hickory

    Carya

    Highbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium corymbosum

    Hinoki Cypress

    Chamacyparis obtusa

    Holly

    Ilex

    Honeysuckle

    Lonicera

    Horsetail Tree

    Casuarina equisetifolia

    Inkberry Holly

    Ilex glabra

    Italian Alder

    Alnus cordata

    Italian Cypress

    Cupressus sempervirens

    Jaboticaba

    Myrciaria caulifora

    Jack Pine

    Pinus banksiana

    Jackman Clematis

    Clematis jackmanii

    Jade Tree

    Crassula argentea

    Japanese Aralia

    Aralia elata

    Japanese Aucuba

    Aucuba japonica

    Japanese Azalea

    Rhododendron japonicum

    Japanese Barberry

    Berberis thunbergii

    Japanese Beautyberry

    Callicarpa japonica

    Japanese Beech

    Fagus crenata

    Japanese Black Pine

    Pinus thunbergiana

    Japanese Boxwood

    Buxus microphylla

    Japanese Camellia, Higo Camellia

    Camellia japonica

    Japanese Cleyera

    Cleyera japonica

    Japanese Cornelian Cherry

    Cornus officinalis

    Japanese Enkianthus

    Enkianthus perulatus

    Japanese Euonymus

    Euonymus japonicus

    Japanese Falsecypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera

    Japanese Fatsia

    Fatsia japonica

    Japanese Flowering Crabapple, Showy Crabapple

    Malus floribunda

    Japanese Forsythia

    Forsythia japonica

    Japanese Garden Juniper

    Juniperus procumbens

    Japanese Hawthorn

    Crataegus cuneata

    Japanese Hemlock

    Tsuga diversifolia

    Japanese Holly

    Ilex crenata

    Japanese Holly, Japanese Winterberry

    Ilex serrata

    Japanese Honeysuckle

    Lonicera japonica

    Japanese Hornbeam

    Carpinus japonica

    Japanese Larch

    Larix kaempferi

    Japanese Maple

    Acer palmatum

    Japanese Mountainash

    Sorbus commixta

    Japanese Pagodatree

    Sophora japonica

    Japanese Persimmon

    Diospyros kaki

    Japanese Pieris, Lily-of-the-valley Bush

    Pieris japonica

    Japanese Pittosporum, Mock Orange

    Pittosporum tobira

    Japanese Privet

    Ligustrum japonicum

    Japanese Raisintree

    Hovenia dulcis

    Japanese Red Pine

    Pinus densiflora

    Japanese Rose

    Rosa multiflora

    Japanese Skimmia

    Skimmia japonica

    Japanese Snowbell

    Styrax japonicus

    Japanese Spirea

    Spiraea japonica

    Japanese Stone Pine

    Pinus pumila

    Japanese Tree Lilac

    Syringa reticulata

    Japanese Viburnum

    Viburnum japonicum

    Japanese White Pine, Japanese Five-needle Pine

    Pinus parviflora

    Japanese White Spirea

    Spiraea albiflora

    Japanese Wisteria

    Wisteria floribunda

    Japanese Yew

    Taxus cuspidata

    Japanese Yew, Buddhist Pine

    Podocarpus macrophyllus

    Jasmine

    Jasminum

    Juniper

    Juniperus

    Katsuratree

    Cercidiphyllum japonicum

    Kentucky Coffeetree

    Gymnocladus dioicus

    Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia

    Abeliophyllum distichum

    Korean Boxwood

    Buxus microphylla koreana

    Korean Hornbeam

    Carpinus tschonoskii

    Korean Mountainash

    Sorbus alnifolia

    Korean Stewartia

    Stewartia koreana

    Kousa Dogwood

    Cornus kousa

    Kumquat

    Fortunella Hindsii

    Kyushu Azalea

    Rhododendron kiusianum

    Lantana, Yellow Sage

    Lantana camara

    Large Fothergilla

    Fothergilla major

    Lavender Cotton

    Santolina chamaecyparissus

    Lavender, English Lavender

    Lavandula

    Lawson Falsecypress

    Chamacyparis lawsoniana

    Lemon

    Citrus limon

    Leyland Cypress

    Cupressocyparis

    Lilac

    Syringa

    Limber Pine

    Pinus flexilis

    Linden

    Tilia

    Little Gem Spruce

    Picea abies 'Little Gem'

    Little Leaf Cotoneaster

    Cottoneaster microphyllus

    Little Princess Spirea

    Spirea, japonica 'Alpina Little Princess'

    Littleleaf Caragana

    Caragana microphylla

    Littleleaf Lilac

    Syringa microphylla

    Littleleaf Linden

    Tilia cordata

    Live Oak

    Quercus viriniana

    Loblolly Pine

    Pinus taeda

    Lodgepole Pine

    Pinus contorta 'latifolia'

    London Planetree

    Platanus acerifolia

    Loquat

    Eriobotrya japonica

    Lowbush Blueberry

    Vaccinium angustifolium

    Macedonian Pine

    Pinus peuce

    Magnolia

    Magnolia

    Maple

    Acer sp.

    Mazzard Cherry, Sweet Cherry

    Prunus avium

    Midget Crabapple

    Malus micromalus

    Mimosa, Albizia, Silk Tree

    Albizia julibrissin

    Mineature Joshua Tree

    Sedum multiceps

    Ming Aralia

    Polyscias fruticosa

    Ming Plant

    Crassula phyteris

    Miniature Holly

    Malpighia coccigera

    Mississippi Sugar Hackberry

    Celtis laevigata

    Mistletoe Fig

    Ficus deltoidea

    Mollis Hybrid Azaleas

    Rhododendron kosteranum

    Monterey Cypress

    Cupressus macrocarpa

    Morrow Honeysuckle

    Lonicera morrowii

    Mountain Andromeda

    Pieris floribunda

    Mountain Hemlock

    Tsuga mertensiana

    Mountain Laurel

    Kalmia latifolia

    Mountain Maple

    Acer spicatum

    Mountain Ninebark

    Physocarpus monogynus

    Mountain Stewartia

    Stewartia ovata

    Mucronata Spruce

    Picea abies 'Mucronata'

    Mugho Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine

    Pinus mugo

    Nagami Kumquat

    Fortunella margarita

    Natal Plum

    Carissa grandiflora

    Neea

    Neea buxifolia

    Needle Juniper

    Juniperus rigida

    New Jersey Tea, Redroot

    Ceanothus americanus

    Norfolk Island Pine

    Araucaria heterophylla

    Northern Bayberry

    Myrica pensylvanica

    Northern Catalpa

    Catalpa speciosa

    Norway Maple

    Acer platanoides

    Norway Spruce

    Picea abies

    Oak

    Quercus

    Old Fashioned Weigela

    Weigela florida

    Oleander

    Nerium oleander

    Orange Jasmine, Jessamine

    Murraya paniculata

    Oriental Arborvitae

    Thuja orientalis

    Oriental Hornbeam

    Carpinus orientalis

    Oriental Oak

    Quercus variabilis

    Oriental Photinia

    Photinia villosa

    Oriental Spruce

    Picea orientalis

    Osage-orange, Hedge-apple

    Maclura pomifera

    Otaheite Orange

    Citrus limonia

    Pagoda Dogwood

    Cornus alternifolia

    Paleleaf Barberry

    Berberis candidula

    Paper Birch, White Birch

    Betula papyrifera

    Paper Flower Bougainvillea

    Bougainvillea glabra

    Paper Mulberry, Tapa-cloth Tree

    Broussonetia papyrifera

    Paperbark Maple

    Acer griseum

    Patridgeberry, Twinberry, Squawberry

    Mitchella

    Peking Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster acutifolius

    Pfitzer Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana'

    Pin Oak, Swamp Oak

    Quercus palustris

    Pine

    Pinus

    Pitch Pine

    Pinus rigida

    Planetree Maple, Sycamore Maple

    Acer pseudoplatanus

    Plum-leaved Crabapple

    Malus prunifolia

    Pomegranate

    Punica granatum

    Pondcypress, Pond Baldcypress

    Taxodium ascendens

    Ponderosa Pine, Western Yellow Pine

    Pinus ponderosa

    Poplar, Aspen

    Populus

    Porcelainberry

    Ampelopsis brevipedunculata

    Port Jackson Fig

    Ficus rubiginosa

    Potentilla, Bush Cinquefoil

    Potentilla fruticosa

    Prickly-ash

    Zanthoxylum americanum

    Privet

    Ligustrum

    Privet Honeysuckle

    Lonicera pileata

    Prostrate Rosemary

    Rosmarinus officinalis prostrata

    Purple fruited Chokeberry

    Aronia prunifolia

    Purple Leaf Beech

    Fagus sylvatica 'Atropunicea' ('Purpurea')

    Pygmy Peashrub

    Caragana pygmaea

    Pyrenees Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster congestus

    Quaking Aspen

    Populus tremuloides

    Radiant Crabapple

    Malus 'Radiant'

    Red Chokeberry

    Aronia arbutifolia

    Red Ixora

    Ixora coccinea

    Red Maple, Scarlet Maple, Swamp Maple

    Acer rubrum

    Red Mulberry

    Morus rubra

    Red Oak

    Quercus rubra

    Red Pine

    Pinus resinosa

    Red Spruce

    Picea rubens

    Red Yezo Spruce, Sakhalin Spruce

    Picea glehnii

    Red-leaved Hornbeam

    Carpinus laxiflora

    Redosier Dogwood

    Cornus sericea

    River Birch, Red Birch

    Betula nigra

    Rochea

    Rochea sanguinea

    Rock Elm

    Ulmus thomasii

    Rock Elm, Cork Elm

    Ulmus davidiana var. suberosa

    Rockspray Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster horizontalis

    Rocky Mountain Pine

    Pinus ponderosa 'scopulourm'

    Rose Daphne

    Daphne cneorum

    Rose miniature

    Rosa sp.

    Rose-of-Sharon, Shrub Althea

    Hibiscus syriacus

    Rosemary

    Rosmarinus officinalis

    Round Kumquat

    Fortunella japonica

    Royal Paulownia

    Paulownia tomentosa

    Royal Poinciana

    Delonix regia

    Rugosa Rose

    Rosa rugosa

    Russian Olive

    Elaeagnus angustifolia

    Sageretia

    Sageretia chinensis

    Sago Palm, Coontie

    Zamia floridana

    San Jose Juniper

    Juniperus chinensis 'San Jose'

    Sand Pine

    Pinus clausa

    Sargent Crabapple

    Malus sargentii

    Sargent Viburnum

    Viburnum sargentii

    Sasanqua Camellia

    Camellia sasanqua

    Satsuki Azalea, Macranthum Azalea

    Rhododendron indicum

    Saucer Magnolia

    Magnolia soulangiana

    Savin Juniper

    Juniperus sabina

    Sawara Cypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera

    Schefflera

    Brassaia actinophylla

    Scotch Broom, Common Broom

    Cytisus scoparius

    Scotch Heather

    Calluna vulgaris

    Scotch Pine, Scots Pine

    Pinus sylvestris

    Sea Grape

    Coccoloba uvifera

    Serbian Spruce

    Picea omorika

    Serviceberry

    Amelanchier

    Shadblow Serviceberry

    Amelanchier canadensis

    Shimpaku Juniper

    Juniperus x Media 'Shimpaku'

    Shore Juniper

    Juniperus conferta

    Shore Pine

    Pinus contorta

    Siberian Crabapple

    Malus baccata

    Siberian Elm, Dwarf Elm

    Ulmus pumila

    Siberian Peashrub

    Caragana arborescens

    Siebold Maple

    Acer sieboldianum

    Sierra Juniper

    Juniperus occidentalis

    Silver Buttonwood

    Conocarpus erectus sericeus

    Silver Jade Plant

    Crassula arborescens

    Silver Maple, River Maple, White Maple, Soft Maple

    Acer saccharinum

    Singleseed Juniper

    Juniperus squamata

    Slippery Elm

    Ulmus rubra

    Small-flowered Tamarix

    Tamarix parviflora

    Snow Rose, Snow in June

    Serissa foetida

    Southern Balsam Fir, Fraser Fir, Southern Fir

    Abies fraseri

    Southern Bush Honeysuckle

    Diervilla sessilifolia

    Southern Magnolia

    Magnolia grandiflora

    Spirea

    Spiraea sp.

    Spreading Cotoneaster

    Cotoneaster divaricatus

    Spruce

    Picea

    Staghorn Sumac

    Rhus typhina

    Star Magnolia

    Magnolia stellata

    Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple

    Acer distichum

    Sugar Maple, Rock Maple, Hard Maple

    Acer saccharum

    Summersweet Clethra

    Clethra alnifolia

    Swamp White Oak

    Quercus bicolor

    Sweet Birch

    Betula lenta

    Sweet Mockorange

    Philadelphus coronarius

    Sweetfern

    Comptonia peregrina

    Swiss Stone Pine

    Pinus cembra

    Table Mountain Pine

    Pinus pungens

    Tamarack, American Larch, Eastern Larch

    Larix laricina

    Tamarisk

    Tamarix chinesis

    Tatarian Maple

    Acer tataricum

    Texas Ebony

    Pithecellobium flexicaule

    Thorny Elaeagnus

    Elaeagnus pungens

    Thunberg Spirea

    Spiraea thunbergii

    Thyme

    Thymus vulgaris

    Timber Bamboo

    Phyllostachys bambusoides

    Toringo Crabapple

    Malus sieboldii

    Tree of Heaven

    Ailanthus altissima

    Tree Sedum

    Sedum frutescens

    Trichodiadema

    Trichodiadema

    Trident Maple

    Acer buergeranum

    Trost's Dwarf' Birch

    Betula pendula 'Trost's Dwarf'

    Tsukumo Cypress

    Chamacyparis pisifera 'Tsukumo"

    Tuliptree, Tulip Magnolia

    Liriodendron tulipifera

    Turkish Maple

    Acer orientale

    Ume, Flowering Apricot, Flowering Plum

    Prunus Mume

    Viburnum

    Viburnum

    Virginia Creeper, Woodbine

    Parthenocissus

    Washington Hawthorn

    Crataegus phaenopyrum

    Water Birch

    Betula occidentalis

    Water Elm

    Planera aquatica

    Water Oak, Possum Oak

    Quercus nigra

    Wayfaringtree Viburnum

    Viburnum lantana

    Weeping Fig, Benjamin Fig

    Ficus benjamina

    Weeping Willow, Babylon Weeping Willow

    Salix babylonica

    Western Hemlock

    Tsuga heterophylla

    Western Sandcherry, Sand Cherry

    Prunus besseyi

    White (Concolor) Fir

    Abies concolor

    White Alder

    Alnus incana

    White Ash

    Fraxinus americana

    White Basswood, Beetree Linden

    Tilia heterophylla

    White Fringetree

    Chionanthus virginicus

    White Oak

    Quercus alba

    White Poplar, Silver-leaved Poplar

    Populus alba

    White Spruce

    Picea glauca

    Wild Sweet Crabapple

    Malus coronaria

    Willow

    Salix sp.

    Winged Elm, Wahoo Elm

    Ulmus alata

    Winged Euonymus

    Euonymus alatus

    Winter Jasmine

    Jasminum nudiflorum

    Wintercreeper Euonymus

    Euonymus fortunei

    Wintergreen Barberry

    Berberis julianae

    Yaupon Holly

    Ilex vomitoria

    Yellow-starred Jasmine

    Jasminum parkeri

    Yew

    Taxus

     
  • Species Suitable for Bonsai

    BCI Species Guide

    BCI has members all over the world creating bonsai from many species of trees and shrubs ranging from exotic tropical evergreens to winter hardy hardwoods. Our members have created fact sheets that provide insights into many aspects of these species to help you in your research.

    Consult the lists by Botanical or Common Name to find the name of the species you are researching and then find the fact sheet for more details. Fact Sheets are added as they become available.

    Contribute to this database

    Are you an agricultural expert? Do you have extensive experience with a species of tree? Help us add to this database and make it more useful to our members. Are there species suitable for bonsai culture in your region that you can tell us about?

    Send us photos illustrating species suitable for bonsai. Closeup pictures of young and mature bark, twigs, flowers, leaves, and seeds are ideal to help others identify a species.

     

    List of Species by Botanical Name

    List of Species by Common Name

     

    FACT SHEETS

    Conifers

    Flowering

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    Deciduous Conifers

    Evergreen Conifers

    Deciduous Flowering

    Evergreen Flowering

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