Plants have been identified and labeled since the dawn of time. The
globally accepted Scientific or Latin Names of plants can be confusing
if you don't know them. This system of identification classifies plants
into their GENUS, SPECIES, FORM, and sometimes right down to their VARIETY/CULTIVAR.
Of course, there is also the well known COMMON NAMES for plants.
Fortunately there are thousands of websites on the internet that can
One such highly useful and FREE website for plant identification is
The Plants Database which is maintained by the USDA, and can be accessed
Look on The Plants Database webpage on the left, and click on "Classification".
This will give you a very powerful tool for finding out the Scientific
Latin Names of plants.
MyPlantSwap.com gives you the opportunity of entering ALL or PART of
the Name of the plant that you are Sharing or Wishing for. The more
information that you can enter, the better chance Busy Bee will have
in making matches for you. But if all else fails.. enter the Common