Scientific names plants and trees

Scientific Names – Common Plant and Trees

Scientists through out the world use a common system for naming organisms, this system is known as the binomial nomenclature. In this system two words are used to name the organisms that represents its generic name and the other its specific epithet. Biological classification is necessary as the number of living things are enormous. New forms of species keep adding on every year. The organisms vary greatly in their form, structure and their mode of life. The organisms needs to be divided into groups and subgroups in a definite plan, so that the study of living things becomes easy.

We have listed common plants and trees with both their scientific and common names. If you want to search a specific name, you may use the search box below. You may also use alphabetic index as per necessity. Click here to check scientific names of other groups. Click here to check some fabulous mobile apps by AppzOK.

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There are 17 names in this directory beginning with the letter S.
Sacred fig
Ficus religiosa

Shorea robusta

Sand brier
Solanum carolinense

Santalum Album

Scurvy cress
Barbarea verna

Silky cornel
Cornus amomum

Silver birch
Betula papyrifera

Skunk cabbage
Symplocarpus foetidus

Speckled alder
Alnus incana

Spice birch
Betula lenta

Spring cress
Cardamine bulbosa

Striped alder
Ilex verticillata


Helianthus annuus

Swamp ash
Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Swamp cabbage
Symplocarpus foetidus

Sweet birch
Betula lenta