If you want to learn the plant names in English, you’re in the right place. We have some most common types of plants, along with pictures and the most frequently asked questions about plants. Keep on reading and get ready to learn the different plant names!
Plant Names in English List
Check out this list of names in English. To see pictures, scroll down to the next section.
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Types of Plants (with Pictures)
Check out these pictures with the types of plant name.
Plants Names Chart
Have a look at this chart with the different types of plants, including the English names.
Plant Names FAQs
There are a number of common questions that people have about the plants. Here are the answers to some of the most common plant questions.
What is a plant called in general?
A plant is a living organism that typically grows in soil and uses sunlight for energy.
What is the name of a small plant often given as a gift or used for decoration?
A flower is a plant that is often given as a gift, or used for decoration.
What do we call a plant that lives for more than two years?
Perennial is the name of a plant that lives for more than 2 years.
What is the name of a plant that completes its life cycle in one growing season?
Annual is the name for a plant that completes its life cycle in a single growing season.
What is the common name for a plant with needles instead of leaves?
Conifer is the name for a plant that has needles, instead of leaves.
What is the term for the process by which plants make their own food using sunlight?
Photosynthesis is the process by which plants use sunlight to make their own food.
What is the name of a plant that sheds its leaves during a particular season?
Deciduous is the name for a plant that sheds its leaves.
What do we call a plant that remains green throughout the year?
Evergreen is the name of a plant that remains green throughout the year.
What is the term for the small part of a plant that can grow into a new plant?
Seed is the name for a part of a plant that can grow into a new one.
What do we call a plant with climbing stems that support themselves on other structures?
Vines are climbing stems that need other structures for support.
What is the name for a plant that has a woody stem and branches?
Shrub is the name for a plant with woody stems and branches.
Learn More English Vocabulary
Now that you’ve mastered the plant names, it’s time to turn your attention to other things! Here are some other kinds of English vocabulary to consider:
- Types of vehicles
- Types of jobs
- Kinds of office stationery
- Types of insects
- Tool names in English
- Kinds of musical instruments
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