Plant List and Quick Guide - Appendix

Plant Magic: A Year of Green Wisdom for Pagans & Wiccans - Sandra Kynes 2017

Plant List and Quick Guide
Appendix

The following list will aid you in finding plants and their scientific names quickly. Included is the month (or months) in which you can find their details.

Aconite [August]

Common Monkshood (Aconitum napellus)

Wolfsbane (A. lycoctonum)

Adder’s Tongue [March]

Northern Adder’s Tongue (Ophioglossum pusillum)

American Trout-lily (Erythronium americanum)

African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) [January]

Agrimony [August]

Common Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria)

Alder [March]

Common Alder (Alnus glutinosa)

Aloe (Aloe vera) [January]

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum spp.) [January, February]

Angelica (Angelica archangelica) [January, November]

Apple [September]

Modern Cultivated Apple (Malus domestica syn. Malus pumila, Pyrus pumila)

Arnica (Arnica montana) [August]

Ash [February]

Common Ash (Fraxinus excelsior)

White Ash (F. americana)

Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana) [January]

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) [August]

Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis) [December]

Beech [September]

American Beech (Fagus grandifolia)

Common Beech (F. sylvatica)

Belladonna (Atropa belladonna) [June]

Belladonna Lily (Amaryllis belladonna syn. Callicore rosea) [October]

Birch [December]

Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera)

Silver Birch (Betula pendula syn. B. alba, B. verrucosa)

Bistort [September]

Common Bistort (Persicaria bistorta syn. Polygonum bistorta)

Western Bistort (Persicaria bistortoides syn. Polygonum bistortoides)

Bittersweet [October]

American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)

European Bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara)

Black Hellebore (Helleborus niger) [February]

Blackberry [September]

American Blackberry (Rubus villosus)

European Blackberry (R. fruticosus)

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) [May, October, November]

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) [March]

Bluebell [March]

Virginia Bluebell (Mertensia virginica)

Borage (Borago officinalis) [August]

Burdock [October]

Greater Burdock (Arctium lappa)

Buttercup [April]

Creeping Buttercup (Ranunculus repens)

Meadow Buttercup (R. acris)

Cactus [January]

Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus grusonii)

Bunny Ears Cactus (Opuntia microdasys)

Catnip (Nepeta cataria) [August]

Cattails (Typha latifolia) [October]

Cedar [December]

Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica)

Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)

Chamomile [August]

Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile syn. Anthemis nobilis)

German Chamomile (Matricaria recutita, syn. M. chamomilla)

Cherry [April, July]

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Sweet Cherry (P. avium)

Chickweed [November]

Common Chickweed (Stellaria media)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus) [November]

Chrysanthemum [October]

Common Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium syn. Dendranthema grandiflorum, Anthemis grandiflora)

Cinquefoil [May]

Creeping Cinquefoil (Potentilla reptans)

Dwarf Cinquefoil (P. canadensis)

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum syn. Eugenia caryophyllata) [December]

Clover [March]

White Clover (Trifolium repens)

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) [February]

Columbine [May]

Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Garden Columbine (A. vulgaris)

Comfrey [May]

Common Comfrey (Symphytum officinale)

Crabapple [April]

American Crabapple (Malus coronaria syn. Pyrus coronaria)

Crocus [February]

Dutch Crocus (C. vernus)

Early Crocus (Crocus tommasinianus)

Snow Crocus (C. chrysanthus)

Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) [January]

Cypress [February]

Italian Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)

Daffodil (Narcissus pseudonarcissus) [March]

Daisy [April]

Common Daisy (Bellis perennis)

Ox-eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare syn. Chrysanthemum leucanthemum)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) [March]

Datura (Datura stramonium) [July]

Dill (Anethum graveolens syn. Peucedanum graveolens) [July]

Dogwood (Cornus florida) [March]

Elder [June, September, November]

Common Elder (Sambucus canadensis)

Black Elder (S. nigra)

Elecampane (Inula helenium) [July]

Eucalyptus [January]

Blue Gum Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) [October]

Fern [January]

Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)

Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum raddianum)

Fir [December]

Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)

White Fir (A. concolor)

Forsythia (Forsythia × intermedia) [March]

Foxglove [June]

Common Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)

Geranium [January]

Common Geranium (Pelargonium × hortorum syn. P. inquinans)

Goldenrod [September]

European Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea)

Sweet Goldenrod (S. odora)

Goosefoot (Syngonium podophyllum) [January]

Gorse [November]

Common gorse (Ulex europaeus)

Gravel Root/Joe Pye Weed [September]

Sweet Joe-Pye Weed (Eutrochium purpureum)

Hawthorn [May, June, October]

Common Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

English Hawthorn (C. laevigata syn. C. oxyacantha)

Hazel [August, September]

Common Hazel (Corylus avellana)

American Hazelnut (C. americana)

Heath and Heather [November]

Common Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Hybrid Heath (Erica × darleyensis)

Winter Heath (E. carnea syn. E. herbacea)

Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger) [July]

Holly [January, July, December]

American Holly (Ilex opaca)

English Holly (I. aquifolium)

Honeysuckle [August]

Common Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum)

Italian Honeysuckle (L. caprifolium)

Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) [July]

Iris [April]

Blue Flag Iris (Iris versicolor)

Common Flag Iris (I. germanica)

Florentine Iris (I. florentina)

Sweet Flag Iris (I. pallida)

Ivy [September]

Common Ivy (Hedera helix)

Jasmine [November]

Winter Jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum)

Juniper [November]

Common Juniper (Juniperus communis)

Lady’s Mantle [June]

Common Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris)

Soft Lady’s Mantle (A. mollis)

Lavender [July]

English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia, syn. L. officinalis)

Lilac [May]

Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis) [May]

Locust [October]

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)

Maple [September]

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

Marigold [October]

African Marigold (Tagetes erecta syn. T. major)

French Marigold (T. patula)

Masterwort (Imperatoria ostruthium syn. Peucedanum ostruthium) [January]

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria syn. Spiraea ulmaria) [June]

Mint [June]

Peppermint (Mentha × piperita)

Spearmint (M. spicata, syn. M. viridis)

Mistletoe [December]

American Mistletoe (Phoradendron leucarpum syn. Phoradendron flavescens)

Moon Flower (I. alba syn. I. bona-nox, Calonyction aculeatum) [July]

Morning Glory [July]

Common Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea syn. Convolvulus purpureus, Pharbitis purpurea)

Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) [July]

Mullein [June]

Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)

Dark Mullein (V. nigrum)

Oak [June, September]

Black Oak (Quercus velutina)

White Oak (Q. alba)

Orange [December]

Seville Orange (Citrus aurantium)

Pansy [March]

Garden Pansy (Viola × wittrockiana)

Wild Pansy (V. tricolor)

Pine [December]

Eastern White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Ponderosa Pine (P. ponderosa)

Scots Pine (P. sylvestris)

Plantain [April]

Broadleaf Plantain (Plantago major)

Buckhorn Plantain (P. lanceolata)

Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima syn. E. erythrophylla, Poinsettia pulcherrima) [December]

Primrose [April]

Common Primrose (Primula vulgaris syn. P. acaulis)

Polyanthus Primrose (P. × polyantha)

Pumpkin [October]

Field Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo var. pepo)

Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota) [October]

Reed [October]

Common Reed (Phragmites australis syn. Phragmites communis)

Rose [February, July, September]

Dog Rose (Rosa canina)

Garden Roses (Rosa spp.)

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) [May]

Rowan [January]

American Mountain Ash (Sorbus americana)

European Mountain Ash (S. aucuparia)

Sage [July]

Common Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Saint John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) [June]

Snakeroot [November]

Vermont Snakeroot (Asarum canadense)

Snowdrop (Galanthus nivalis) [February]

Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum biflorum) [April]

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) [January]

Spruce [December]

Black Spruce (Picea mariana)

Norway Spruce (P. abies syn. P. excelsa)

White Spruce (P. glauca)

Strawberry [June]

Garden Strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa)

Wild Strawberry (F. vesca)

Sunflower [August]

Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum syn. Asperula odorata) [April]

Tansy [September]

Common Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare syn. Chrysanthemum vulgare)

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) [January]

Tulip [April]

Garden Tulip (Tulipa gesneriana)

Valerian [May]

Common Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)

Vervain (Verbena officinalis) [June]

Violet [March]

Common Blue Violet (Viola sororia syn. V. papilionacea)

Sweet Violet (V. odorata)

Willow [April]

American Willow (Salix discolor)

Weeping Willow (S. babylonica)

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis × intermedia) [January]

Wolfberry [February]

Fremont’s Wolfberry (Lycium fremontii)

Yarrow [May]

Common Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Yew [November]

American Yew (Taxus canadensis)

English Yew (T. baccata)

Western Yew (T. brevifolia)

Yucca [March]

Mojave Yucca (Yucca Schidigera)

Adam’s Needle (Y. filamentosa)