Index of Common Names

Note: Where no common name is apparent I have devised a descriptive name.


Alexanders - Smyrnium olusatrum

Alfalfa - Medicago sativa

Alison - Alyssum strigosum

Almond - Prunus dulcis

Anatolian Orchid - Orchis anatolica (ssp. troodi)

Annual Mercury - Mercurialis annua

Asparagus Pea - Tetragonolobus purpureus

Astericus - Astericus aquaticus

Atractylis - Atractylis cancellata

Autumn Squill - Scilla autumnalis

Autumnal Grape Hyacinth - Muscari parviflorum

Bartsia - Parentucellia latifolia

Bermuda Buttercup/ Cape Sorrel - Oxalis pescaprae

Birds-foot Trefoil - Lotus collinus

Bitter Cress - Cardamine hirsuta

Black Nightshade - Solanum nigrum

Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris

Bladder Vetch - Physanthyllis tetraphylla

Blue Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis [ssp. foemina]

Blue Water-Speedwell - Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Borage - Borago officinalis

Bornmueller's Ophrys - Ophrys bornmuelleri

Bristly Poppy - Papaver setigerum

Buck's-horn Plantain - Plantago coronopus (ssp. commutata)

Bug Orchid - Orchis coriophora

Bullatus Buttercup - Ranunculus bullatus

Capers - Capparis spinosa

Cardoon - Cynara cardunculus

Cardopatium - Cardopatium corymbosum

Carob Tree - Ceratonia siliqua

Castor Oil Plant - Ricinus communis

Catchfly - Silene behen

Catchfly - Silene galateae

Charlock - Sinapis arvensis

Chaste Tree - Vitex agnus-castus

Chickweed - Stellaria media

Cockscomb Sanfoin - Onybrychis caput-galli

Common Asphodel - Asphodelus aestivus

Common Centaury - Centaurium erythraea (ssp. rhodense)

Common Daisy - Bellis perennis

Common Smilax - Smilax aspera

Common Stork's Bill - Erodium cicutarium

Common Vetch - Vicia sativa

Corn Cockle - Agrostemma githago

Corn Gromwell - Buglossoides arvensis

Cornsalad - Valerianella sp.

Cretan Mallow - Lavatera-cretica

Cretan Rockrose - Systus creticus

Cretan Vetch - Vicia cretica

Crown Anemone - Anemone coronaria

Crucianella - Crucianella latifolia

Crupina - Crupina crupinastrum

Cultivated Grape - Vitis vinifera (ssp. vinifera)

Cyprus Dock - Rumex cyprius

Cyprus Gladiolus - Gladiolus triphyllus

Cyprus Jerusalem Sage - Phlomis cypria

Cyprus Milk-vetch - Astragalus cyprius

Cyprus Rockrose - Helianthemum obtusifolium

Cyprus Scotch Thistle - Onopordum cyprium

Dense-flowered Fumitory - Fumaria densiflora

Dense-flowered Orchid - Neotinea maculata

Disk Trefoil - Hymenocarpos circinnatus

Dull Ophrys - Orphrys fusca

Dwarf Chicory, Endive - Cichorium endivia

Dwarf Convolvulus - Convolvulus pentapetaloides

Dwarf Euphorbia - Euphorbia chamaesyce

Eastern Anchusa - Anchusa aegyptiaca

Eastern Leek - Allium orientale

Egyptian Catchfly - Silene aegyptiaca

Egyptian Mallow - Malva aegyptica

Eryngo - Eryngium creticum

Eyed Bee-Orchid - Ophrys argolica (ssp. elegans)

Fan-lipped Orchid - Orchis collina

Felty Clover - Trifolium tomentosum

Fennel - Foeniculum vulgare

Field Gladiolus - Gladiolus italicus

Field Madder - Sheradia arvensis

Field Marigold - Calendula arvensis

Field Poppy - Papaver rhoeas

Fleabane - Conyza bonariensis

Fodder Vetch - Vicia villosa

Four-spotted Orchid - Orchis quadripunctata

Giant Orchid - Barlia robertiana

Giant Reed - Arundo donax

Goldstar - Gagea peduncularis

Gorse - Ulex europaeus

Goose Grass - Galium aparine

Green-winged Orchid - Orchis morio

Groundsel - Senico vulgaris

Hairy Catchfly - Silene sedoides

Hairy Heliotrope - Heliotropium hirsutissimum

Hairy Salsify - Tragopogon sinuatus

Hairy Sea Heath - Frankenia hirsuta

Hare's Ear - Bupleurum semicompositum

Hare's-foot Plantain - Plantago lagopus

Hawkbit - Leontodon tuberosum

Hawksbeard - Crepis sancta

Hawksbeard - Crepis aspera

Hedge Mustard - Sisymbrium officinale

Helichrysum - Helichrysum conglobatum

Hemp Broomrape - Orobanche ramosa

Henbit - Lamium amplexicaule

Hop Trefoil - Trifolium campestre (ssp. campestre)

Horned Poppy - Glaucium corniculatum

Horsetail Knotgrass - Polygonum equisetiforme

Hyacinthella - Hyacinthella millingenii

Hybrid Corn Poppy - Papaver hybridum

Hybrid Salsify - Geropogon hybridus

Jersey Buttercup - Ranunculus paludosus

Lantana - Lantana camara

Large Quaking Grass - Briza maxima

Large Venus's Looking Glass - Legousia speculum-veneris

Leontice - Leontice leonpetalum

Lesser Bindweed - Convulvulus arvensis

Lesser Centuary - Centaurium pulchellum

Lesser Sand Spurrey - Spergularia marina

Lesser Snapdragon - Misopates orontium

Long-beaked Stork's Bill - Erodium gruinum

Long-lipped Serapia - Serapias laxiflora

Loutia/ Gagea - Gagea graeca

Love-in-the-Mist - Nigella damescena

Lycium - Lycium schweinfurthii

Madder - Rubia tinctorum

Mallow-leaved Bindweed - Convulvulus althaeoides

Mallow-leaved Stork's Bill - Erodium malacoides

Mammose Ophrys - Ophrys mammosa

Mandrake - Madragora officinalis

Many-leaved Goose-foot - Chenopodium opulifolium

Maritime Dandelion - Taraxacum aphrogenes

Mastic Tree - Pistacia-lentiscus

Mediterannean Woundwort - Stachys cretica

Medick - Medicago scutellata

Micromeria - Micromeria nervosa

Midday Flower - Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum

Mock Privet - Phillyrea latifolia

Monk's Cowl - Arisarum vulgare

Morning Glory - Ipomoea indica

Mullein - Verbascum sinuatum

Musky Stork's Bill - Erodium moschatum

Myoporo - Myoporum tenuifolium

Naples Garlic - Allium neapolitanum

Narcissus - Narcissus serotinus

Narrow-leaved Bugloss - Echium angustifolium

Narrow-leaved Crimson Clover - Trifolium angustifolium

Narrow-leaved Cistus - Cistus monospeliensis

Night-flowering Catchfly - Silene nocturna

Odontites - Odontites cypria

Oleander - Nerium oleander

Olive - Olea europaea

Olive-leaved Convulvulus - Convulvulus oleifolius

Omega Orchid - Ophrys isrealitica

Oriental Plane Tree - Platanus orientalis

Pale Flax - Linum bienne

Pale Star-Thistle - Centaurea hyalopsis

Palestine Chamomile - Anthemis palaestina

Pea - Lathyrus gorgonei

Phagnolon - Phagnolon rupestre

Pig's Endive - Hyoseris-scabra

Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis

Polyanthus Narcissus - Narcissus tazetta

Pomegranate - Punica granatum

Pond Water Crowfoot - Ranunculus petatus

Prasium - Prasium majus

Prickly Emex - Emex spinosa

Prickly Saltwort (Kali) - Salsola kali - [ssp. kali]

Prickly Saltwort (Ruthenica) - Salsola kali - [ssp. ruthenica]

Prickly Sow-Thistle - Sonchus asper

Purslane - Portulaca oleracea

Rayless Chamomile - Anthemis rigida

Red Star Thistle - Centaurea calcitrapa

Restharrow - Ononis biflora

Restharrow - Ononis viscosa

Rocket - Eruca sativa

Roman Orchid - Dactylorhiza romana

Rosemary - Rosmarinus officinalis

Roman Nettle - Urtica pilulifera

Romulea - Romulea tempeskyana

Round-leaved Crane's Bill - Geranium rotundifolium

Rush-like Allium - Allium junceum

Rush-like Dandelion - Chondrilla juncea

Sage - Salvia fruticosa

Sage-Leaved Rock Rose - Cistus salvifolius

Scarlet Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis [var. arvensis]

Scented Aster - Inula graveolens

Sea Beet - Beta vulgaris

Sea Holly - Eryngium maritimum

Sea Rocket - Cakile maritima

Sea Samphire - Crithmum maritimum

Sea Squill - Urginea maritima

Sharp-leaved Fluellen - Kickxia elatine (ssp. sieberi)

Shiny Crane's-Bill - Geranium lucidum

Shrub Tobacco - Nicotinia glauca

Shrubby Orache - Atriplex halimus

Shrubby Ptilostemon - Ptilostemon chamaepeuce

Sicilian Rest-harrow - Ononis sicula

Silver-leaved Thistle - Cardus argentatus

Sinuous Sea Lavender - Limonium sinuatum

Small Blue Convolvulus Convolvulus siculus

Small Caltrops - Tribulus terrestris

Small-flowered Broom - Genista sphacelata

Small Melilot - Melilotus indicus

Smooth Sow-Thistle - Sonchus oleraceus

Southern Birds-foot Trefoil - Lotus cytisoides

Spanish Mustard - Erucaria hispanica

Spanish Oyster Plant - Scolymus hispanicus

Spikenard - Pallenis spinosa

Spiny Burnet - Sarcopoterium spinosum

Spiny Chicory - Cichorium spinosum

Spiny Globe Thistle - Echinops spinosissimus

Spotted Rockrose - Tuberaria guttata

Spring/Persian Cyclamen - Cyclamen persicum

Squirting Cucumber - Ecballium elaterium

Star Clover - Trifolium stellatum

Star Hawksbit - Rhagadiolus stellatus

Star of Bethlehem - Ornithogalum narbonense

Star of Bethlehem - Ornithogalum pedicellare

Stink Aster - Inula viscosa

Styrax - Styrax officinalis

Sun Spurge - Euphorbia helioscopia

Syrian Convolvulus - Convulvulus coelesyriacus

Syrian Thistle - Notobasis syriaca

Syrian Toadflax - Linaria chalepensis

Tall Oxtongue - Picris altissima

Thorn Apple - Datura stramonium

Three-horned Stock - Matthiola tricuspidata

Three-leaved Garlic - Allium trifolatum

Three-leaved Hyacinth - Bellevalia trifoliata

Thorowax - Bupleurum subovatum

Thyme-leaved Fumana - Fumana thymifolia

Toothed Medick - Medicago polymorpha

Triangular-leaved St. John's Wort - Hypericum triquefolium

Tube-leaved Asphodel - Asphodelus fistulosa

Tuberous Crane's-Bill - Geranium tuberosum

Turban Buttercup - Ranunculus asiaticus

Twiggy Sea Lavender - Limonium virgatum

Two-horned Stock - Matthiola longipetala

Tyrimnus - Tyrimnus leucographus

Upright Yellow Flax - Linum strictum

Urospermum - Urospermum picroides

Velezia - Velezia rigida

Violet Horned Poppy - Roemeria hybrida

Violet larkspur - Delphinium peregrinum

Violet Sand Crocus - Romulea tempskyana

Virgin's Bower - Clematis cirrhosa

Warty Bedstraw - Galium verrucosum

White Deadnettle - Lamium moschatum

White Pimpernel - Anagallis arvensis var. pallida

White Scabious - Scabiosa prolifera

Wild Artichoke - Cynara cardunculus

Wild Carrot - Daucus carota

Wild Clary - Salvia verbenaca

Wild Leek - Allium-ampeloprasum

Wild Mignonette - Reseda lutea

Wild Pea - Pisum sativum

Wild Thyme - Thymus capitus

Willow-leaved Sunrose - Helianthemum salicifolium

Wood Daisy - Bellis sylvestris

Yellow Gromwell - Neatostema apulum

Yellow Serratula - Serratula cerinthifolia

Yellow Vetchling - Lathyrus aphaca

Yellow Vetchling - Vicia hybrida