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Index of Common Names: L
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Adenophora liliifoliaLadybells, LilyleafCampanulaceaeA communis. A. fischeri.20
Alchemilla xanthochloraLady's MantleRosaceaeA. mollis. A. speciosa. A. xanthochlora. Rothm.23
Allium macropetalumLargeflower Wild OnionAlliaceaeA. deserticola. (Jones)Woot. & Standl.32
Allium porrumLeek, Garden leekAlliaceae 42
Aloysia triphyllaLemon Verbena, Lemon beebrushVerbenaceaeA. citrodora. Lippia citrodora. L. triphylla. Verbena triphylla.43
Amaranthus caudatusLove Lies BleedingAmaranthaceae 41
Amelanchier humilisLow serviceberryRosaceae 30
Amorpha canescensLead PlantFabaceae or Leguminosae 22
Apium graveolens secalinumLeaf CeleryApiaceae or Umbelliferae 42
Arctium minusLesser BurdockAsteraceae or Compositae 35
Asclepias pumilaLow Milkweed, Plains milkweedAsclepiadaceae 21
Athyrium filix-feminaLady Fern, Common ladyfern, Subarctic ladyfern, Asplenium ladyfern, Southern Lady Fern, Tatting FerDryopteridaceaeAsplenium felix-femina12
Azorella diapensioidesLlaretaApiaceae or Umbelliferae 00
Barbarea vernaLand Cress, Early yellowrocketBrassicaceae or CruciferaeB. praecox. (Sm.)R.Br. Campe verna.30
Belamcanda chinensisLeopard Lily, Blackberry lily, Leopard FlowerIridaceaeIris chinensis. Ixia chinensis.13
Blechnum spicantHard Fern, Deer fernBlechnaceaeLomaria spicant.21
Brassica juncea foliosaLeaf MustardBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 42
Brassica juncea integrifolia strumataLarge Petiole MustardBrassicaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.42
Brassica juncea integrifolia subintegrifoliaLeaf MustardBrassicaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.42
Brassica juncea strumataLarge Petiole MustardBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 42
Buxus microphyllaLittleleaf boxwood , Littleleaf BoxwoodBuxaceae 00
Calamintha grandifloraLarge-Flowered CalamintLamiaceae or Labiatae 22
Calamintha nepetaLesser CalamintLamiaceae or LabiataeSatureia nepeta.32
Calochortus uniflorusLarge-Flowered Star Tulip, Monterey mariposa lilyCalochortaceaeC. lilacinus. Kell.10
Campanula latifoliaLarge Campanula, Giant bellflowerCampanulaceae 31
Canna glaucaLouisiana Canna, Maraca amarillaCannaceae 20
Capsicum baccatumLocoto, AjiSolanaceaeCapsicum cerasiflorum. Capsicum chamaecerasus. Capsicum ciliare. Capsicum conicum33
Cardamine amaraLarge BittercressBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 31
Cardaria drabaHoary Cress, WhitetopBrassicaceae or CruciferaeLepidium draba.21
Cardiocrinum cordatum LiliaceaeLilium cordatum. L. cordifolium.20
Cardiocrinum giganteum LiliaceaeLilium giganteum.01
Carex macrocephalaLargehead sedgeCyperaceaeC. anthericoides.10
Caulophyllum thalictroidesPapoose Root, Blue cohoshBerberidaceaeLeontice thalictroides L.13
Cerastium semidecandrumLittle Mouse-Ear Chickweed, Fivestamen chickweedCaryophyllaceae 20
Chamaecyparis lawsonianaLawson Cypress, Port orford cedar, Oregon Cedar, Port Orford Cedar, Lawson's CypressCupressaceaeCupressus lawsoniana.01
Chamaedaphne calyculataLeather LeafEricaceaeAndromeda calyculata.11
Chenopodium foliosumLeafy goosefootChenopodiaceaeC. blitum. Hook.f.30
Chlorogalum pomeridianumSoap Lily, Wavyleaf soap plantHyacinthaceaeLoathoe pomeridiana.32
Cicerbita alpinaBlue Sow ThistleAsteraceae or CompositaeLactuca alpina. Sonchus alpinus.21
Cinchona officinalisLojabarkRubiaceae 05
Cistus ladaniferLabdanum, Common gum cistusCistaceaeC. ladaniferus.22
Citrofortunella floridanaLimequatRutaceae 20
Citrofortunella swingleiLimequatRutaceae 20
Citrus aurantiifoliaLime, Key Lime, Mexican Lime, Mexican Thornless Key LimeRutaceaeCitrus acida Pers. Citrus davaoensis (Wester) Yu.Tanaka Citrus depressa voangasay (Bojer) Bory Citru42
Citrus limonLemonRutaceaeC. x limonia. C. limonum45
Citrus x meyeriLemonRutaceae 35
Claytonia lanceolataLanceleaf Spring Beauty, Idaho springbeauty, Pacific springbeauty, Peirson's springbeautyPortulacaceaeC. multiscapa.30
Cochlearia anglicaLong Leaved Scurvy GrassBrassicaceae or Cruciferae 10
Combretum imberbeLeadwood Tree, Ivory treeCombretaceaeArgyrodendron petersii Klotzsch Combretum petersii Klotzsch Combretum primigenum Marloth ex Engl. Co22
Consolida ambiguaLarkspur, Doubtful knight's-spur, Rocket LarkspurRanunculaceaeC. ajacis.02
Consolida regalisLarkspur, Royal knight's-spurRanunculaceaeDelphinium consolida.03
Convallaria keiskeiLily Of The ValleyConvallariaceaeC. japonica. C. majalis. non L. C. majalis keiskei. (Miq.)Maxim. C. majalis mandschurica.10
Convallaria majalisLily Of The Valley, European lily of the valleyConvallariaceaeConvallaria bracteata. Convallaria fragrans. Convallaria latifolia. Polygonatum majale.13
Coreopsis calliopsideaLeafstem tickseedAsteraceae or CompositaeLeptosyne calliopsidea.00
Coreopsis giganteaGiant coreopsis, Sea DahliaAsteraceae or CompositaeLeptosyne gigantea.00
Cornus macrophyllaLarge-Leaf DogwoodCornaceaeC. brachypoda. Swida macrophylla.22
Coronopus didymusSwine Wartcress, Lesser swinecressBrassicaceae or CruciferaeLepidium didymum. Senebiera didyma.20
Corymbia citriodoraLemon-Scented Gum, blue spotted gum, lemon eucalyptus, eucalyptus citriodora.MyrtaceaeCorymbia variegata (F.Muell.) K.D.Hill & L.A.S.Johnson Eucalyptus citriodora Hook. Eucalyptus macula23
Cupressocyparis leylandiiLeyland CypressCupressaceae 00
Cuscuta epithymumLesser DodderConvolvulaceae 02
Cyanella amboensisLady's HandAmaryllidaceae 10
Cyanella capensisLady's HandAmaryllidaceae 10
Cyanella hyacinthoidesLady's HandAmaryllidaceae 10
Cyanella luteaLady's HandTecophilaeaceaeC. odoratissima.10
Cyanella orchidiformisLady's HandTecophilaeaceae 10
Cyathodes colensoi EpacridaceaeLeucopogon colensoi.20
Cyathodes fraseri EpacridaceaeLeucopogon fraseri. A.Cunn.20
Cymbalaria muralisKenilworth IvyScrophulariaceaeLinaria cymbalaria.21
Cymbopogon citratusLemon Grass, Citronella grassPoaceaeAndropogon cerifer Hack. Andropogon ceriferus Hack. Andropogon citratus DC. Andropogon citratus DC.34
Cymopterus longipesLongstalk Spring ParsleyApiaceae or UmbelliferaeAulospermum longipes. (S.Wats.)Coult.&Rose.10
Cyperus setigerusLean flatsedgeCyperaceae 20
Cyrilla racemifloraLeatherwood, Swamp titi, Black Titi, Swamp, Myrtle, Titi Swamp, LeatherwoodCyrillaceaeC. parviflora. Raf.01
Daphne genkwaLilac DaphneThymelaeaceaeD. fortunei. Lindl.03
Delphinium nuttallianumLarkspur, Twolobe larkspurRanunculaceae 00
Dentaria maximaLarge ToothwortBrassicaceae or CruciferaeCardamine maxima. (Nutt.)Wood.11
Digitalis grandifloraLarge Yellow FoxgloveScrophulariaceaeD. ambigua.02
Dimocarpus longanLongan, Lungan, Dragon's Eye, Cat's EyeSapindaceaeEuphoria longan (Lour.) Steud. Euphoria longana Lam. Nephelium longana Cambess. Nephelium long-yan B43
Dioscorea esculentaLesser Yam, Potato Yam, Chinese Yam, Wild YamDioscoreaceaeDioscorea aculeata L. Dioscorea fasciculata Roxb. Dioscorea papillaris Blanco Dioscorea papuana Warb40
Dirca occidentalisLeather Wood, Western leatherwoodThymelaeaceae 00
Dirca palustrisLeather Wood, Eastern leatherwoodThymelaeaceae 02
Dudleya lanceolataLanceleaf LiveforeverCrassulaceaeCotyledon lanceolata. Echeveria lanceolata.10
Elymus glaucaBlue Wild RyePoaceae or GramineaeLeymus secalinus.20
Ephedra trifurcaLongleaf JointfirEphedraceae 12
Eriobotrya japonicaLoquat, Japanese LoquatRosaceaeMespilus japonica. Photinia japonica.43
Eriogonum longifoliumLongleaf BuckwheatPolygonaceae 11
Eucalyptus citriodoraLemon-Scented Gum, Lemon Scented EucalyptusMyrtaceaeE. maculata citriodora.13
Eucryphia lucidaLeatherwoodEucryphiaceaeE. billardieri. Carpodontos lucida.01
Euplassa cantareiraeLouro FajaProteaceaeNo synonyms are recorded for this name.00
Farfugium japonicumLeopard PlantAsteraceae or CompositaeLigularia kaempferi. (DC.)Sieb.&Zucc. L. tussilaginea. (Burm.)Makino. Senecio kaempferi. DC. Tuss11
Forsythia suspensaLian Qiao, Weeping forsythiaOleaceaeSyringa suspensa.13
Fritillaria camschatcensisKamchatka Lily, Kamchatka fritillaryLiliaceaeLilium camschatcensis.40
Fritillaria pudicaYellow FritillaryLiliaceaeLilium pudicum.30
Galeopsis speciosaLarge Flowered Hemp Nettle, Edmonton hempnettleLamiaceae or Labiatae 00
Galium verumLady's Bedstraw, Yellow Spring bedstraw, Wirtgen's bedstrawRubiaceae 32
Gaylussacia dumosaDwarf HuckleberryEricaceaeLasiococcus dumosus. Vaccinium dumosum. V. hirtellum.30
Gentiana scabraLong Dan CaoGentianaceae 13
Gleditsia sinensisLocustFabaceae or Leguminosae 33
Gluta lacciferaLacquer treeAnacardiaceaeMelanorrhoea laccifera Pierre00
Glycyrrhiza glabraLiquorice, Cultivated licoriceFabaceae or LeguminosaeGlycyrrhiza glandulifera. Glycyrrhiza hirsuta. Glycyrrhiza pallida. Glycyrrhiza violacea.44
Guaiacum officinaleLignum Vitae, Guaiacum, GuayacanZygophyllaceaeGuaiacum bijugum Stokes; Guiacum breynii Spreng.; Guajacum officinale L.;23
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