Common Name/Botanical Name Cross-Reference

Our seeds are indexed by accepted botanical name, according to Hortus Third.
Below you will find the most commonly-used names to make finding your plants as easy as possible.
Not all species listed are being offered this year.

Abyssinian Banana ­ MUSA Ensete
African Horned Melon ­ CUCUMIS metuliferus
African Lion's Tail ­ LEONOTIS leonorus
Allspice ­ PIMENTA dioica
Amaranth, Hopi red dye ­ AMARANTHUS cruentus
Arrowhead ­ SAGITTARIA sagittifolia
Artichoke ­ CYNARA scolymus
Arugula ­ ERUCA sativa
Ashwaganda ­ WITHANIA somniferum
Australian Grass Tree ­ XANTHORREA australis

Banana, Abyssinian ­ MUSA Ensete
Banana, blood ­ MUSA zebrina
Banana, dwarf ­ MUSA acuminata
Banana, flowering ­ MUSA ornata
Banana, pink velvet ­ MUSA velutina
Baobab ­ ADANSONIA digitata
Bat Wing Coral Tree ­ Erythrina vespertilio
Bay Leaf ­ LAURUS nobilis
Beet ­ BETA vulgaris
Ber ­ ZIZYPHUS mauritiana
Bilimbing ­ AVERRHOA carambola
Birdhouse Gourd ­ LAGENARIA siceraria
Bird of Paradise ­ STRELITZIA reginae
Bhindi ­ ABELMOSCHUS esculentus
Black Pepper ­ PIPER nigrum
Blood Banana ­ MUSA zebrina
Brazil Cherry ­ EUGENIA uniflora
Brazilian Pepper Tree ­ SCHINUS terebinthifolius
Broom Corn ­ SORGHUM bicolor
Bunya-Bunya ­ ARAUCARIA Bidwilli

Caimito ­ CHRYSOPHYLLUM cainito
California Pepper Tree ­ SCHINUS molle
Camphor Tree ­ CINNAMOMUM camphora
Cape Gooseberry ­ PHYSALIS peruviana
Caper ­ CAPPARIS inermis
Cardamom ­ ELETTARIA cardamomum
Cardoon ­ CYNARA cardunculus
Carob ­ CERATONIA siliqua
Castor Bean ­ RICINUS communis
Ceylon Gooseberry ­ DOVYALIS hebecarpa
Cherimoya ­ ANNONA cherimola
Chia ­ SALVIA tiliafolia
Chicory ­ CHICORIUM intybus
Chickoo ­ MANILKARA zapotilla
Chinese Date ­ ZIZYPHUS mauritiana
Chocolate Vine ­ AKEBIA quinata
Chrysanthemum, edible ­ CHRYSANTHEMUM coronarium
Cocono ­ SOLANUM topiro
Coffee ­ COFFEA arabica
Corn ­ ZEA mays
Cotton ­ GOSSYPIUM hirsutum
Crane Flower ­ STRELITZIA reginae
Crane Lily ­ STRELITZIA reginae
Custard Apple ­ ANNONA reticulata
Dagga ­ LEONOTIS leonorus
Dasheen ­ Colocasia esculenta
Date Palm ­ PHOENIX dactylifera
Desert Fan Palm ­ WASHINGTONIA filifera
Dipper Gourd ­ LAGENARIA siceraria
Dragon's Eye ­ DIMOCARPUS longan
Dragon Fruit ­ Hylocereus undatus
Dwarf Banana ­ MUSA acuminata
Dwarf Palmetto ­ SABAL minor

Eddo ­ Colocasia esculenta
Edible Chrysanthemum ­ CHRYSANTHEMUM coronarium
Elephant Ear ­ Colocasia esculenta
Epazote ­ Chenopodium ambrosioides
European Olive ­ OLEA europaea

Fan Palm, Desert ­ WASHINGTONIA filifera
Fenugreek ­ TRIGONELLA foenum-graecum
Flowering Banana ­ MUSA ornata
Flowering Maple ­ ABUTILON grandifolium

Giant Gunnera ­ GUNNERA manicata
Giant Rhubarb ­ GUNNERA manicata
Giant Walking Stick Kale ­ BRASSICA oleracea longata
Ginger ­ Zingiber officinale
Globe Artichoke ­ CYNARA scolymus
Golden Granadilla ­ PASSIFLORA ligularis
Goldenberry ­ PHYSALIS peruvianus
Gooseberry, Ceylon ­ DOVYALIS hebecarpa
Gooseberry, Otaheite ­ PHYLLANTHUS acidus
Gooseberry Tree ­ PHYLLANTHUS acidus
Goosefoot, Purple ­ CHENOPODIUM giganteum
Granadilla, Golden ­ PASSIFLORA ligularis
Granadilla, Purple ­ PASSIFLORA edulis
Granadilla, Sweet ­ PASSIFLORA ligularis
Grass Tree, Australian ­ XANTHORREA australis
Groundcherry, Yellow ­ Physalis pruinosa
Groundnut ­ ARACHIS hypogaea
Guanabana ­ ANNONA muricata
Guava ­ PSIDIUM guajava
Gumbo ­ ABELMOSCHUS esculentus
Gunnera ­ GUNNERA chilensis
Gunnera, Giant ­ GUNNERA manicata

Hard Shelled Gourd ­ LAGENARIA siceraria
Hardy Kiwi ­ ACTINIDIA arguta
Hardy Orange ­ PONCIRUS trifoliata
Husk Tomato ­ Physalis ixocarpa
Hyacinth Bean ­ LABLAB purpureus

Indian Jujube ­ ZIZYPHUS mauritiana
Italian Arum ­ ARUM italicum

Jaboticaba ­ MYRCIARIA cauliflora
Japanese Medlar ­ ERIOBOTRYA japonica
Japanese Persimmon ­ DIOSPYROS kaki
Japanese Raisin Tree ­ HOVENIA dulcis
Jerusalem Artichoke ­ HELIANTHUS tuberosus
Jicama ­ PACHYRHISUS erosus/tuberosus
Job's Tears ­ COIX lachryma-jobi
Joshua Tree ­ Yucca brevifolia
Jujube, Indian ­ ZIZYPHUS mauritiana

Kaffir Plum ­ HARPEPHYLLUM caffrum
Kale ­ BRASSICA oleracea
Kale, Giant Walking Stick ­ BRASSICA oleracea longata
Kenaf ­ HIBISCUS cannabinus
Killi ­ POROPHYLLUM ruderale
Kitembilla ­ DOVYALIS hebecarpa
Kiwano ­ CUCUMIS metuliferus
Kiwi, Hardy ­ ACTINIDIA arguta
Kumquat ­ Fortunella margarita

Ladyfinger ­ ABELMOSCHUS esculentus
Lambsquarters ­ CHENOPODIUM giganteum
Lemongrass ­ Cymbopogon flexuosus, citratus
Longan ­ DIMOCARPUS longan
Loofa Sponge ­ LUFFA cylindrica
Loquat ­ ERIOBOTRYA japonica
Lulo ­ SOLANUM quitoense
Lychee Nut ­ LITCHI chinensis

Maidenhair Tree ­ GINKGO biloba
Malanga ­ Colocasia esculenta
Malay Apple ­ SYZYGIUM malaccense
Ma-tai ­ Eleocharis dulcis
Mangelwurzel ­ BETA vulgaris
Mango ­ MANGIFERA indica
Manuka ­ LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium
Melano ­ CUCUMIS metuliferus
Mesquite ­ PROSOPIS juliflora
Milk Fruit ­ CHRYSOPHYLLUM cainito
Millet ­ PENNISETUM glaucum
Monkey Bread Tree ­ ADANSONIA digitata
Monkeypod ­ SAMANEA saman
Mustard Greens ­ BRASSICA juncea

Naranjilla ­ SOLANUM quitoense
Naseberry ­ MANILKARA zapotilla
Naspoli ­ ERIOBOTRYA japonica
Natal Plum ­ CARISSA grandiflora
New Zealand Flax ­ Phormium Colensoi/tenax
New Zealand Tea ­ LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium
Níspero ­ ERIOBOTRYA japonica

Okra ­ ABELMOSCHUS esculentus
Olive, European ­ OLEA europaea
Orange, Hardy ­ PONCIRUS trifoliata
Orange, Trifoliate ­ PONCIRUS trifoliata
Otaheite Gooseberry ­ PHYLLANTHUS acidus

Palma Christi ­ RICINUS communis
Palmetto, Dwarf ­ SABAL minor
Papalo ­ POROPHYLLUM ruderale
Papaya ­ CARICA papaya
Parlour Maple ­ ABUTILON grandifolium
Passion Vine ­ PASSIFLORA edulis
Pawpaw ­ CARICA papaya
Peanut ­ ARACHIS hypogaea
Pepino ­ SOLANUM muricatum
Pepper Tree, Brazilian ­ SCHINUS terebinthifolius
Pepper Tree, California ­ SCHINUS molle
Persimmon, Japanese ­ DIOSPYROS kaki
Pineapple ­ Ananas comosus
Pink Velvet Banana ­ MUSA velutina
Pitanga ­ EUGENIA uniflora
Plantain ­ MUSA acuminata
Poha ­ PHYSALIS peruvianus
Pomegranate ­ PUNICA granatum
Poreleaf ­ POROPHYLLUM ruderale
Purple Goosefoot ­ CHENOPODIUM giganteum

Quillquiña ­ POROPHYLLUM ruderale
Quinyal ­ PROSOPSIS pubescens

Rain Tree ­ SAMANEA saman
Red Mexican Hat ­ RATIBIDA columnifera
Rice ­ ORYZA sativa
Roquette ­ ERUCA sativa

Sapodilla ­ MANILKARA zapotilla
Sapota ­ MANILKARA zapotilla
Screw Bean ­ PROSOPSIS pubescens
Sea Grape ­ COCCOLOBA uvifera
Sensitive Plant ­ MIMOSA pudica
Sesame ­ SESAMUM indicum
Scarlet Wisteria ­ SESBANIA Tripetii
Shungiku ­ CHRYSANTHEMUM coronarium
Soursop ­ ANNONA muricata
Sponge Gourd ­ LUFFA cylindrica
Star Apple ­ CHRYSOPHYLLUM cainito
Starfruit ­ AVERRHOA carambola
Strawberry Spinach ­ CHENOPODIUM foliosum
Strawberry Sticks ­ CHENOPODIUM capitatum
Strawberry Tree ­ ARBUTUS unedo
Sugar Apple ­ ANNONA squamosa
Sunchoke ­ HELIANTHUS tuberosus
Sunflower ­ HELIANTHUS annuus
Surinam Cherry ­ EUGENIA uniflora

Tamarillo ­ CYPHOMANDRA betacea
Tamarind ­ TAMARINDUS indica
Tara Vine ­ ACTINIDIA arguta
Taro ­ Colocasia esculenta
Tea ­ CAMELLIA sinensis
Tomatillo ­ PHYSALIS ixocarpa
Tomato ­ LYCOPERSICON esculentum
Tornillo ­ PROSOPSIS pubescens
Tree Spinach ­ CHENOPODIUM giganteum
Tree Tomato ­ CYPHOMANDRA betacea
Trifoliate Orange ­ PONCIRUS trifoliata
Turmeric ­ CURCUMA domestica

Umbrella Grass ­ CYPERUS glaber

Vulcan Grass ­ WANGENHEIMIA lima "Vulcan"

Walking Stick Kale ­ BRASSICA oleracea longata
Washington Palm ­ WASHINGTONIA filifera
Water Chestnut ­ ELEOCHARIS dulcis/tuberosa
Wisteria, Scarlet ­ SESBANIA Tripetii
Wormseed ­ CHENOPODIUM ambrosioides

Yang-Tao ­ ACTINIDIA arguta
Yellow Groundcherry ­ Physalis pruinosa