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French Common Names, genera, English names

 
French Common Name Genus English Name
     
Acaena Acaena New Zealand burr
Acanthe Acanthus Bear's breeches
Aconit Aconitum Monkshood
Adonide Adonis Adonis
Agapanthe Agapanthus African blue lily
Ail d'ornement Allium Ornamental Onion
Alchémille Alchemilla Lady's Mantle
Alpiste roseau Phalaris Ribbon grass
Ancolie Aquilegia Columbine
Androsace Androsace Rock jasmine
Anemone Anemone Windflower
Anémone pulsatille Pulsatilla Pasque flower
Anthémis Anthemis Chamomile
Arabette Arabis Rockcress
Armeria Armeria Thrift
Armoise Artemisia Wormwood
Asaret Asarum Wild ginger
Asclépiade Asclepias Butterfly flower
Asphodeline Asphodeline Jacob's rod
Aster d'automne Aster Aster
Astilbe Astilbe False spirea
Astilboides Astilboides Rodgersia
Astrance Astrantia Masterwort
Aubriète Aubretia Rock cress
Aunée Inula Elecampane
Avoine ornementale Avena Avena grass
Avoine ornementale Helictotrichon Blue oat grass
Bambou Arundinaria Bamboo
Bambou Fargesia Bamboo
Bambou Hibanobambusa Bamboo
Bambou Phyllostachys Bamboo
Bambou Pleioblastus Bamboo
Bambou Pseudosasa Bamboo
Bambou Sasa Bamboo
Bambou Sasaella Bamboo
Bambou Sinarundinaria Bamboo
Bambous Bambusa Bamboo
Barbe de bouc Aruncus Goatsbeard
Bégonias tubéreux Begonia Begonia
Benoîte Geum Avens
Berce Heracleum Hogweed
Blechnum Blechnum Hard fern
Bleuet, Centaurée Centaurea Bluet
Boillon-blanc, Molène Verbascum Mullein
Boule azure, Chardon bleu Echinops Globe thistle
Bourrache Borago Borage
Bouteloua Bouteloua Gramma grass
Briza Briza Quaking grass
Brodiaea Brodiaea Brodiaea
Brunnera Brunnera Brunnera
Bugle rampante Ajuga Carpet bugle
Buglosse Anchusa Bugloss
Buphthalme à feuilles de saule Buphthalmum Oxeye
Butome en ombelle Butomus Flowering rush
Calamagrostide Calamagrostis Feather reed grass
Calament des Alpes Calamintha Calamint
Calla des marais Calla Calla lily
Camassia Camassia Camus lily, Quamash
Campanule Campanula Bellflower
Campanule de Chine Platycodon Balloon flower
Canche cespiteuse Deschampsia Hair grass
Cardamine Cardamine Bittercress
Céraiste Cerastium Snow-in-summer
Chasmanthium Chasmanthium Sea Oats
Cheveux de Venus Adiantum Maidenhair Fern
Chiastophyllum Chiastophyllum Cotyledon
Chionodoxa Chionodoxa Glory-of-the-snow
Chrysanthème, Marguerite Chrysanthemum Tansy
Cimicifuga Cimicifuga Snakeroot
Cirse Cirsium Plumed thistle
Clématite Clematis Celmatis
Codonopsis Codonopsis Asia bell
Cťur-de-marie Dicentra Bleeding heart
Colchique Colchicum Autumn crocus
Colocasia Colocasia Colocasia
Consoude Symphytum Comfrey
Corbeille-d'or Alyssum Alyssum
Coréopsis Coreopsis Tickseed
Corydale Corydalis Corydalis
Cotula Cotula Brass buttons
Crambe, Chou marin Crambe Crambe, Kale
Crinum Crinum Crinum lily
Crocus Crocus Crocus
Cyclamen Cyclamen Cyclamen
Cymbalaire Cymbalaria Kenilworth ivy
Cyrtomium Cyrtomium Holly fern
Dactylis Dactylis Dactylis
Dactylorhiza Dactylorhiza Marsh orchid
Dahlia Dahlia Dahlia
Dentelaire Ceratostigma Leadwort
Digitale Digitalis Foxglove
Dorine Chrysoplenium Golden saxifrage
Doronic Doronicum Leopard's bane
Douce-amère Solanum Nightshade
Drave Draba Whitlow grass
Dryade Dryas Mountain avens
Dryoptère Dryopteris Wood fern
Echinacea Echinacea Coneflower
Edelweiss Leontopodium Edelweiss
Élyme Elymus Wild rye
Élyme des sables Leymus Lyme grass
Éphémère de Virginie Tradescantia Spiderwort
Épilobe Epilobium Willow herb
Epimedium Epimedium Barrenwort
Erodium Erodium Erodium
Erythronium Erythronium Trout lily
Eucharis Eucharis Amazon lily
Eucomis Eucomis Pineapple lily
Eulalie Miscanthus Maiden grass
Eupatoire Eupatorium Joe-pye weed
Euphorbe Euphorbia Spurge
Faux aloès Stratiotes Water soldier
Faux fraisier Duchesnea Mock strawberry
Faux-capillaire Asplenium Spleenwort
Fenouil Foeniculum Fennel
Fétuque glauque Festuca Fescue
Flûteau fausse-renoncule Baldellia Baldellia
Fougère d'eau Azolla Fairy moss
Fougère femelle Athyrium Lady Fern
Fraise Fragraria Strawberry
Fraxinelle Dictamnus Gas plant
Freesia Freesia Freesia
Fritillaire Fritillaria Fritillary
Fromental ou avoine élevée Arrhenatherum Oat Grass
Gaillarde Gaillardia Blanket flower
Gaillet odorant Galium Bedstraw
Galane Chelone Turtlehead
Galanthes ou perce-niege Galanthus Snowdrops
Gaure Gaura Windflower
Gentiane Gentiana Gentian
Geranium Geranium Geranium
Glaïeul Gladiolus Gladiolus
Glaïeul d'Afrique Acidanthera Acidanthera
Gloriosa Gloriosa Gloriosa lily
Glycérie Glyceria Glyceria
Gouet Arum Arum lily
Grande marguerite Leucanthemum Shasta Daisy
Guimauve Althaea Marsh mallow
Gunnera Gunnera Gunnera
Gypsophile Gypsophila Baby's breath
Gyroselle Dodecatheon Shooting star
Hélénie Helenium Helen's flower
Hélianthème Helianthemum Sun-rose
Heliopsis Heliopsis Heliopsis
Hellébore Helleborus Hellebore
Hélléborine Eranthis Winter aconite
Hémérocalle, Lis d'un jour Hemerocallis Daylily
Hépatique Hepatica Liverleaf,Hepatica
Herbe des pampas Cortaderia Pampas grass
Heuchère, Heuchre Heuchera Coralbells
Hosta Hosta Plantain Lily
Houlque Holcus Holcus
Houttuynia Houttuynia Chameleon plant
hybrides de germanica Iris, Germanica Bearded iris
Hydrocotyle Hydrocotyle Pennywort
Immortelle blanche Anaphalis Pearly everlasting
Incarvillée Incarvillea Hardy gloxinia
Ipheion Ipheion Ipheion
Iris Iris Iris
Ismène Hymenocallis Spider lily
Ixie Ixia Ixia
Ixiolirion Ixiolirion Ixiolirion
Jacinthe Hyacinth Hyacinth
Jacinthe d'eau Eichhornia Water hyacinth
Jacinthe du cap Galtonia Galtonia
Jacinthe sauvage Hyacinthoides Bluebell
Jonc Juncus Rush
Joubarbe Sempervivum Houseleek
Julienne Hesperis Dame's rocket
Koeleria Koeleria Glaucous hair grass
Laîche Carex Sedge
Lamier Lamium Dead nettle
Lavande Lavandula Lavender
Lavatère Lavatera Tree mallow
Lewisia Lewisia Lewisia
Liatris Liatris Blazing star
Lierre Hedera English ivy
Lin Linum Flax
Linaire Linaria Toadflax
Liriope Liriope Lily-turf
Lis Lilium Lily
Lis de marais, Acore Acorus Mini. sweet flag
Lis des Incas Alstroemeria Peruvian Lily
Lobélie Lobelia Cardinal flower
Lotier des marais Lotus Lotus
Lupin Lupinus Lupine
Luzule Luzula Woodrush
Lychnide Lychnis Catchfly
Lysichiton Lysichiton Skunk cabbage
Lysimaque Lysimachia Loosestrife
Macleaya Macleaya Plume poppy
Massette Typha Cat's tail
Matteuccia Matteuccia Ostrich fern
Mauve Malva Mallow
Mélinet du Japon Kirengeshoma Yellow waxbells
Mélique Melica Melic grass
Menthe Mentha Mint
Mertensia Mertensia Bluebells
Millefeuille, Achillée Achillea Yarrow
Millepertuis Hypericum St. John's wort
Mimulus Mimulus Mimulus
Molinie Molinia Moor grass
Monarde Monarda Bee balm
Montbrétia Crocosmia Crocosmia
Muguet Convallaria Lily-of-the-Valley
Muscari Muscari Grape hyacinth
Myosotis Myosotis Forget-me-not
Myriophylle Myriophyllum Milfoil
Narcisse Narcissus Narcissus
Nénuphar jaune Nuphar Yellow pond lily
Népète,Herbe aux chats Nepeta Catmint
Nerine Nerine Nerine lily
Nivéole Leucojum Snowflake
Nymphéa Nymphaea Water lily
îillet Dianthus Pinks, Thrift
Onagre, Enothère Oenothera Evening primrose
Onoclée Onoclea Sensitive fern
Orchidée du Japon Bletilla Bletilla orchid
Oreille d'ours, Épiaire Stachys Stachys
Ornitholgale Ornithogalum Star-of-Bethelem
Orpin Sedum Stonecrop
Ortie jaune Lamiastrum Yellow archangel
Osmonde  Osmunda Osmunda
Oxalide Oxalis Oxalis
Pachysandra Pachysandra Spurge
Panic rayé Panicum Panic grass
Panicaut, Reine Eryngium Sea holly
Patience d'eau Rumex Dock
Pavot Papaver Poppy
Pavot bleu Meconopsis Blue poppy
Pavot cornu Glaucium Horned poppy
Pennisetum Pennisetum Fountain grass
Penstémon Penstemon Beardtongue
Persicaire Persicaria Persicaria
Pervenche Vinca Periwinkle
Pétasite Petasites Petasites
Petit nénuphar Nymphoides Floating heart
Petite bourrache Omphalodes Navel-seed
Phlomis Phlomis Phlomis
Phlox Phlox Phlox
Physostegia Physostegia Obedient plant
Phytolacca Phytolacca Pokeweed
Pied d'alouette Delphinium Larkspur
Pied-de-chat Antennaria Pussy toes
Pigamon Thalictrum Meadow rue
Pistia Pistia Water lettuce
Pivoine Paeonia Peony
Plantain Plantago Plantain
Plantain d'eau Alisma Water plantain
Pois vivace, Gesse Lathyrus Perennial pea
Polypode Polypodium Polypody fern
Polystic Polystichum Shield fern
Polystic des marécages Thelypteris Marsh fern
Pontederia Pontderia Pickerel weed
Potamot Potamogeton Curled pondweed
Potentille Potentilla Cinquefoil
Prêle Equisetum Horsetail
Primevère Primula Primrose
Prunelle Prunella Self-heal
Pulmonaire Pulmonaria Lungwort
Puschkinia Puschkinia Puschkinia
Pyrèthre Pyrethrum Painted daisy
Quenouille de cléopâtre Eremurus Foxtail lily
Ravenelle Cheiranthus Wall flower
Renoncule Ranunculus Buttercup
Renouée Polygonum Knotweed
Rhubarbe ornemetale Rheum Rhubarb
Rodgersia Rodgersia Rodgersia
Rose Rosa Rose
Rose trémière Alcea Hollyhock
Roseau Phragmites Reed
Rubanier Sparganium Burr reed
Rudbeckie Rudbeckia Black-eyed daisy
Rue Ruta Rue
Sagine Sagina Pearlwort
Sagittaire Sagittaria Arrowhead
Salicaire Lythrum Loosestrife
Sanguisorbe Sanguisorba Burnet
Santoline Santolina Lavender cotton
Saponaire Saponaria Soapwort
Sauge Salvia Sage
Saxifrage à grandes feuilles Bergenia Saxifrage
Saxifrage, Perce-pierre Saxifraga Saxifrage
Scabieuse du caucase Scabiosa Scabious
Sceau de Salomon Polygonatum Solomon' s seal
Scille Scilla Squill
Scirpe Scirpus Scirpus
Scutellaire casquée Scutellaria Skullcap
Séneçio Senecio Senecio
Séneçon Ligularia Ligularia
Seslérie bleue Sesleria Blue moor grass
Sidalcea Sidalcea Checker-mallow
Silène Silene Catchfly
Smilacina Smilacina False Solomon's Seal
Souchet Cyperus Sedge
Souci des marais,Populage Caltha Marsh marigold
Spartine Spartina Spartina
Spirée, Filipendule Filipendula Meadowsweet
Statice Limonium Statice
Stipe Stipa Feather grass
Thlapsi Iberis Candytuft
Thym, Serpolet Thymus Thyme
Tiarella Tiarella Foamflower
Tournesol, Soleil Helianthus Per. sunflower
Trèfle Trifolium Clover
Tricyrtis Tricyrtis Toad lily
Trillium Trillium Wake robin
Triteleia Triteleia Triteleia
Tritome Kniphofia Torch lily, Tritoma
Tritonia Tritonia Tritonia
Trolle Trollius Globe flower
Tulipe Tulipa Tulip
Valériane Valeriana Valerian
Valériane des jardins Centranthus Valerian
Valériane grecque, Polémoine Polemonium Jacob's ladder
Vératre Veratrum False hellebore
Verge d'or Solidago Goldenrod
Vergerette Erigeron Fleabane
Véronique Veronica Speedwell
Verveine Verbena Vervain
Violette, Pensée Viola Viola, Pansy
Vipérine Echium Echium
Vulpin des prés Alopecurus Foxtail Grass
Waldsteinia Waldsteinia Barren strawberry
Woodsie obtuse Woodsia Woodsia fern
Yucca Yucca Yucca
Zephyranthes Zephyranthes Wind flower



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