Tree & Shrub – Common vs. Latin Name

Tree & Shrub – Common Name vs. Latin Name

Below for your viewing pleasure is the common name, left, of trees and schrubs along side their latin name(s), right.

Abelia- Abelia

Althea- Hibiscus

Akebia-in perennial book-vines

Aralia – Acanthopanax

Arborvitae – Thuja

Azalea- Rhododendron

Bald Cypress- Taxodium

Barberry- Berberis

Bayberry- Myrica

Bearberry – Arctostaphylos

Beautyberry- Callicarpa

Beech- Fagus

Birch- Betula

Black Gum- Nyssa

Bluebeard- Caryopteris

Blueberry- Vaccinium

Blue Mist Shrub- Caryopteris

Bottlebrush Buckeye- Aesculus

Boxwood- Buxus

Broom-Cytisus

Buckeye- Aesculus

Boulevard Cypress- Chamaecyparis

Burning Bush- Euonymus

Butterfly Bush- Buddleia

Carolina Silverbell-Halesia

Cranberry- Vaccinium

Crape Myrtle- Lagerstromia

Cypress- Chamaecyparis

Dawn Redwood- Metasequoia

Dogwood- Cornus

Elder- Sambucus

Elkhorn Cedar- Thujopsis

Fir- Abies

Firethorn- Pyracantha

Fringetree- Chionanthus

Grapeholly- Mahonia

Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick- Corylus

Hawthorn- Crataegus

Heath- Erica

Heather- Calluna

Heavenly Bamboo- Nandina

Hemlock- Tsuga

Himalayan Sweet Box- Sarcococca

Holly- Ilex

Honeysuckle- Lonicera

Juniper- Juniperus

Larch- Larix

Leyland Cypress- Cupressocyparis

Lilac- Syringa

Maple- Acer

Mockorange- Philadelphus

Mountain Laurel- Kalmia

Ninebark- Physocarpus

Oak- Quercus

Old Man’s Beard- Chionanthus

Oregon Grapeholly- Mahonia

Peashrub- Caragana

Pine- Pinus

Privet- Ligustrum

Quince- Chaenomeles

Redbud- Cercis

Redtwig Dogwood- Cornus

Redwood- Metasequoia

Rose of Sharon- Hibiscus

Russian Cypress- Microbiota

St. John’s Wort- Hypericum

Serviceberry- Amelanchier

Seven-Son-Flower- Heptacodium

Siberian Carpet- Microbiota

Silverbell- Halesia

Smokebush/tree- Cotinus

Snowbell- Styrax

Sourwood- Oxydendron

Spruce- Picea

Summersweet- Clethra

Sweetbox- Sarcococca

Sweet Gum- Liquidambar

Sweetshrub- Calycanthus

Sweetspire- Itea

Umbrella Pine- Sciadopitys

Willow- Salix

Wintergreen- Gaultheria

Winterhazel- Corylopsis

Witchhazel- Hamamelis

Yew- Taxus

Hornbeam- Carpinus

Horsechestnut- Aesculus

Inkberry- Ilex

Japanese Cedar- Cryptomeria

Joint Fir- Ephedra