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List of WortsEdit

Botanical NameAnglish
Abrotanella nivigena Snowwort; snow-wort.
Acacia farnesiana Sponge tree
AcalyphaCat's tail
Acanthus mollisBear's breeches
Acer negundoBox elder, Maple ash
Acer nigrum Black maple
Acer pensylvania Moosewood.
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple
Achillea millefoliumYarrow
Achillea pharmica Greenwort, sneezewort
Aconitum lagoctonumHare's bane
Aconitum lycococtonum Wolf's bane, Wolfwort.
Aconitum myoconinum Mousewort: a plant thought to repel or kill mice; mugwort.
Aconitum napellusFlintwort, Wolf's bane, Deadly-dwale
Aconitum vulpariaFoxbane
Acorus calamus Beewort, bee-wort.
Achillea ptarmicaSneezeweed, Goose tung.
ActaeaBaneberry, Bugbane, Thung
Actaea pachypodaWhite baneberry
Actaea rubia Red baneberry.
Adiantum capillus Maidenhair Fern
Adreminte Adrelwort (perhaps a misspelling of adderwort), Feverfew.
Aegopodium podagraria (Goutwort)Ground Elder, Goat's foot, Acheweed
Aeschynanthus Blushwort.
Agrimonia eupatariaSticklewort, Stickwort
Agrimonia (riverwort)Eawyrt
Ajuga reptansSicklewort, Self-heal
Aletris farinosa Bittergrass, bladeroot, crowcorn, stargrass, starwort, blazing star
Alkali Snailwort, blue-gray snailwort. (The snailwort may be a mythical!)
Alliaria officinalisPenny Hedge, Garlic Root
Allium sativumGarlic
Allium ursinumRamson, Bear's garlic
Alnus alder Black ash
Alnus incana Grey alder
Alnus rhombifolia White alder
Althaea offcinalis Sweetweed, marshmallow.
AlyssumMadwort
Amarita muscaria Death angel.
Amarantus caudaatusThrumwort, Love-lies-bleeding.
Ambrosia artemisifoliaStammerwort, Bitterweed, Stickweed
Ammi majusBullwort
Amorphopallus rivieri Devil's Tongue.
Amorphophallus titanum Lichblossom, Lichbloom
Anacyclus pyrethium Spittlewort.
Anagallis arvensisWaywort, Sherperd's glass, Merecrop
Anamirta cocculus Fishberry
Andricus aries Ram's-horn Gall
Andromeda polifoliaMoorwort
Anemone nemorosa Tall Thimbleweed.
Anemone virgiana Thimbleweed.
Angelica archangelica Masterwort.
Angophora hispida Dwarf Apple
Anthemis cotulaBalday's brae
Antennaria dioica Catsfoot.
Antherix nobilis(Camomile)Maythe, Mayweed
Antiaris toxicaria Bark cloth tree
Anthriscus sylvestris Cow parsley, devil's oatmeal.
ApocynumDogbane
Apocynum androsaemifolium Spreading dogbane
Aquilegia vulgariusEmy's Nighthat
Arctostaphylis uva-ursiBearberry
ArenariaSandwort
Arnica latifolia Monkshood, Storm hat, Thor's hat, Wolf's hat.
AristolochiaBirthwort
Aristolochia clematisSmearwort
Artemisia absinthumWormwort, Mingwort, Gallwood
Artemisia ludovincianaSilver Frost
Artemisia media Chickenwort
Artemisia stelleriana Old woman, dusty miller.
Artemisia vulgarisMugwort
Arthriscus sylvestrisWild Parsley
Arum macolutumStarch-root
Aruncus dioicus Goats beard, Bride's feathers
Asarum europaeum (assarabaca)Hazelwort
AsclepiasSwallow-wort; purple milkweed
Asclepias syriaca Silky swallow wort.
Ascomycele fungus (truffle) Ghostwort.
Asperula cynanchia (quinsywort)Small woodruff, Pink woodruff
Asplenium australasicumCrow's-nest fern
Asplenium bulbiferumHen and Chicken fern. Parsley fern.
Asplenium scolopendriumHart's Tongue fern, Hound's Tongue.
Asplenium trichomanesMaidenhair Spleenwort
Aster Tripolium Sharewort, Harwort, starwort.
Asteraceae spiccataNeedlewort
Asteridea athrixiodesWirewort
AstrantiaRevewort
Aster AmellusStarwort
Athyrium filix-feminaLady fern
Atropa BelladonaBanewort, Deadly Nightshade, Dwale, Dwaleberry; see 'Solanum nigrum'
Aubriea deltoideaRainbow rock cress
Bactrychium lunariaMoonwort
Balotta nigra Any of several other dead-nettles (Lamium); henbit, black horehound.
Bella perennisBonewort, Bruisewort, Daisy, Bairnwort
Beta vulgaris Spear thistle, Boar thistle, Bull's blood
Betula albaWhite Birch
Betula pendulaSilver Birch
Blackstonia perfoliataYellow Wort, Yellow Cheesewort
Blechnum scipant Hard fern. 2. Deer fern.
Borago officinalesTalewort, Tell-tale wort, Beebread
BrassicaColeworts, Staithwort
Bryonia dioicaTetter-berry
Bryophytes ceratophyllumHornwort
Bupleurum rotundifloriumThorough wax, Hare's ear
Cabomba carolinariaFanwort
Calceolaria chelidonioidesSlipperwort
CallitricheWater Starwort
Calystegia soldanella Sea bindweed.
Campanula rotundifoliaBlaewort (blaywort), Harebell, Scotch bluebell, Thimbles, Witch's thimble, Deadman's bells
Campanula tracheliumNettle-leaved Bellblossom
Canavalia gladiataA domesticated plant species in the legume family Fabaceae.
Cannabis sativa Hempwort
Cardamine dipyllaCrinkled Toothwort
Carlina acaulisBoarwort, Sowthistle
Carnegiea gigantea Thursefatthistle
Cassia fistulaShower tree or Golden shower tree.
Celosia cristataCockscomb
Centaurea nigra Ironhead
Centaurea scabiosaKnapweed, Hardheads
Centrolepsis pedderensis Bristlewort.
Cerastium arvenseField Chickweed
Cerastium tomentosium Snow-in-summer
Ceratophyllum demersusHornwort
Cerinthe retortaHoneywort
Chaenactis douglasii Morning bride.
Chamaelirium luteumGrubwort, Devil's bit
CharaceaeStonewort
Chelidonium majusTetterwort, Wartwort
Chenopactium Pigwort; pigweed
Chenopodium albumGoosefoot, Fat hen
Chenopodium fremontiiGoosefoot
Chenopodium hybridiumSowbane
Chenopodium incanum Mealy Goosefoot.
Chenopodium murate Netteleaf-Goosefoot
Chenopodium rubrum Red Goosefoot
Chenopodium tetophyllum Narrow-leaved Goosefoot
Chenopodium viride White Goosefoot, pigweed
Chimaphilia umbrellataRatbane
Chrysanthemoides monilifera Boneseed.
Chrysantheum leucantheumOx-eye, Dog daisy
Cicula maculatumCowbane
Cimifuga americanaBugwort
Cimifuga racemosa Black Snakeroot
Cirsium arvense Creeping Thistle
Cirsium benedictus Blessed thistle
Cirsium eriophorumWoolly thistle
Cirsium hookerianum White Thistle
Cirsium lacelatumSpear thistle
Cirsium occidentaleCobwebby Thistle
Cirsium undulatum Wavy-leaved thistle.
Cirsium vulgarie Boar thistle, bull thistle
Cissus quadrangulatus Devil's backbone
CistusRockrose
Citrus aurantium Midricappletree
Citrus sinensis Midricappletree
Clinopodium martincense Whitewort
ClintoniaBear Tung
Colchicum autumnaleNaked Lady
Collinsonia canadensis Horseweed, Hardhack, Stone-root.
Comfrey Blackwort; knitbone.
Comptonia peregrina Sweet fern.
Conium maculatumHemlock, Hemwort, Devil's blossom.
Conocephalum salebrosum Snakewort
Conopholis americanaClapwort
Conopodium majusHognut, Pignut, Earthnut
Convallaria majallis.Glovewort, Hound's tung.
Convolvulus arvenisBindweed
Conzya bonariensis Flaxleaf fleabane
Coronilla variaAxwort
Corrigiola imbricateStrapwort
Corydalis cavaHolewort, Hollowroot, Hollow leek
Cotinus coggygria Smoke tree
Cotyledon umbilicusNavel Wort, Penny wort, Kidneywort
Crassulaceae Stonecrop
Crataegus chrysocarpa Fireberry hawthorn
Croton capitatusHogwort
Croton gossypifoliumBloodtree
Crucianella & GalliumRoodwort, Maywort
Crucuata laevipesSmooth Bedstraw
Cryptothallus miribilisGhostwort
CupheaWaxreed
Cuscuta Devil's guts, witch's gut, witch's hair, hellweed, devil's hair, fireweed, hell bine, pull-down, angel's hair.
Cyananchum nigrumBlack sallow-wort
Cyananchum vincetoxicumWhite sallow-wort
Cynoglossum officinaleHound's Tongue
Cystopteris fragilisBrittle Bladerfern
Cyathea dealbata Tree fern
Cyrtomium falcatum Holly fern
Cystopleris bulbifera Berry Bladder fern
Deliphinium staphisagria Lice-bane, licebane.
DianellaFlax lily
Digitalis purpureaFoxglove, Dead man's bells, Thimblewort, Our Lady's gloves
Disophilia auricularisEarwort
Dittrichia graveolensStinkwort
Dolichandra unguis cati Cat's claw creeper, cat'a claw climber.
Dracaena cinnabari Drakeblood
Dracunculus vulgariaDrakewort
DroseraSmall Moorwort, Sundew
Drosera rotundifoliaYouthwort, Dewwort, Lustwort, Moorwort, Sundew, Red rot, Moor-gloom
Dryopteris marginalis Leather wood fern
Echinocactus grusonii Golden Kegfatthistle
Euonymus europaeusThe spindle tree.
Elatine hexandraWaterwort
Elecampanula Elfdock. elfwort, horseheal, scabwort.
Eleocarpus cyaneus Blueberry ash.
Eleosine indica Crowsfoot grass.
Enunthe crocataDeadwort
EricaHeather
Erica passerina Sparrow Wort
Erigeron KarviskianumFleabane
Eriocaulaceae Pipewort
EriocaulonLeatwort
Eriocaulon carsonii Salt Pipewort.
Eriocaulon koernickianum Dwarf pipewort
Erodium cicutariumStork's Bill
Eryngium amethystinum Sea Holly
Erythrea centariumEarth-gall
Erythronium americanumAdder's Tongue, Adder's mouth, Yellow snowdrop.
Erythronium multiscapideumAdder's Tongue
Eupatorium perfolatiumThoroughwort, Boneset
Eupatorium purpureum (Gravelwort)Marshmilk weed, Queen of the Meadow
Euphorbia helioscopiaSunwart
Euphorbia lactea White Ghost
Euphorbia lathyrisSpringwort, Thunder-besom, Thunderbolt thorn
Euphorbia peplusMilkweed
Euphrasia officinalisEyebright, Eyewort
Fagus sylvaticaBeech
Fenuculum vulgareSwine fennel
Ferocactus latispinusDevil's Tung
Filago germanica nHorewort: "hore" is hoar in reference to its white downy covering.
Filipendula vulgaris, F.bexapetalaDropwort
Filipendula UlmariaBridewort, Meadow sweet
Fragaria vescaStrawberry, Earthberry
Fraxinus americana White ash
Fraxinus angustifolia Narrow-leafed ash
Fraxinus excelsiorBird's Tung
FucacaeSeaweed, Float-wort, Seawrack
Fucus vesiculosis Bladderwrack
Fumaria officinalis, (Fumitory) Earthsmoke.
GalanthusSnowdrop
Galega officinalisGoats rue
Galeopsis tretahitHemp Nettle
Galinsoga parvifloraKew-weed
GalliumCrosswort, Maywort
Galium aparineCleaverwort, Bedstraw
Gallium odorataWoodruff
Gallium rubiaceaeBedstraw
Gallium verumOur-Lady's-bedstraw, Cradlewort, fenwort.
Genista tinctoriaWoadwaxen
Gentian amarellaBitter-wort
Gentian luteaFelwort
Geranium sanguineum Bloody cranesbill
Glaux maritimaSea milkwort, Black saltwort
Globba panicoidesGhost's Tung
Globularia alypumGutwort
Grammitis billardien Finger fern
Handroanthus chrysanthusYellow Hornoak (Tabebuia -> known as trumpet tree and roble )
Harpagpphylum procumbensDevil's Claw.
Hedera helixEnglish ivy, mean ivy
Helianthemum canadenseFrostwort
Helenium Sunwort.
Helenium Amarum Yellow sneeze weed; bitter sneeze weed.
Helinium autumnaleSneezewort
Helleborus acanthusBear's foot
HelleboreYule rose
Helleborus foetidus(setterwort)Dungwort, Bearfoot, Bear's foot
Hemiionitis lanceolataMulewort
HepaticaeLiverwort
Heraculeum spondyliumHogweed, Madnep
Herbaceous perennialMay-apple
Herba christi Christ's-wort
Hernaria glabraBurstwort
HesperusEvening star
Hieracium Hawkwort
Hippophae rhamnoidesSallow-thorn
Hordeum distichonBarley, Aleseed
Hyacinthoides non scripta Fair-in-sight
Hydrastis canadensis Eye root.
Hydrocotyle vulgareMarsh Pennywort
HydroscyamusHenbane
Hydroscyamus albusWhite henbane
Hypericum Springwort
Hypericum drummondiiPinewort
Hypericum perfortia Mindwort.
Hypericum undulatumWavy St John's Wort
Hypochaerus radicalaCats ears
Illecebrum verticiillatumKnotwort
Inula conyzaePloughman's wort, ploughmanwort
Inula helenium Scabwort, elfwort, horseheal.
Isatis tinctoriaWoad, Blueweed
Isoetes EchinosporaSpring Quillwort
Juncus effusus Soft Rush
Kalanchoe pinnata Leaf-of-Life
Koelreuteria elegans Golden Rain Tree
Lactuca virosa (The Lettuce) Sleepwort
Lamiaceae (Prunella vulgaris)Self-heal
Lathraea squamariaToothwort
Leontopodium nivale Athelwhite
Leonurus cardiacaMotherwort
Lepidium latifoliumHarewort
Lesser celandineScurvywort
Leucas martincense Whitewort
LilliceaeLilyworts, Day lily
Limosella australisWelsh Mudwort
Linaceae Flaxwort.
Linaria arenariaSand Toad Flax
Linaria vulgarisButter-and-eggs
LinumFlaxseed
Linum arboreumTree Flax
Linum arenariaSand Flax
Linum aristatumBristle Flax
Linum carthartiumWhite Flax
Linum flavumYellow Flax
Linum grandiflorumRed Flax
Linum norbonenseBlue Flax
Linum strictumUpright Flax
Linum usitatissimumFlax, linseed.
Linum viscosumSticky Flax
Listris odoratissimaDeer's Tung
Lithops Living stone, several families of southern African plants (succulent or cactus) that looks like a pebble or a rock.
LuminariaMoonwort, Unshoe-the-horse.
Lycopodiella inundataMarsh Clubmoss
Lycopus europaensGipsywort
Lycopus virginicus(buglewort)Wolf foot
Lynchis githagoCockle, Corn cockle
Lysimachia quadfoliaBoneset
Lysimarchia vulgarisWillowwort
Malope trifidaMallow wort
Malus domesticaAppletree
Marrabium vulgareHorehound, Bull's blood, Eye of the Star
Marsilea quadrifolia Water clover
Meconopsis cambricaWelsh Poppy
Mellauna Meadow-wort, Mead-sweet
Mentha aquaticaWater-mint
Mentha pulegiumHillwort, Churchwort
Mentha suavecolensApple mint
Menyanthes trifolataBuckbean
Mercurialis perennisSapwort
Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Bloody fingers
Meum athamanticumBearwort
Mitella diphyllaCoolwort
Musa acuminata Moonappletree, Moonpodtree, Moonbairntree
MyanthusFlywort
Myrica ceriferaWaxberry
Myrica galeGale, Sweet Gale, Galewort
NepetaCatmint, Catwort, Cat's play.
Nephrolepsis cardifolia Fishbone fern
Nitella Brittlewort.
Nymphaea albaWaterlily, Floatwort
Nymphaea caerula Blue Waterlily.
Oenanthe crocataHemlock water dropwort
Oldenlandia diffusa Snake-needle Grass.
Omphhalodes, UmbilicusNavelwort
Opanax chironium Sponge tree. see also: Acacia farnesiana
OphioglossumSnake's Tung
Ophioglossum pendulumOld-World Adder's tung
Opuntia ficus-indica Fatthistle Pear
Opuntia monacantha Drooping Pricklypear
Opuntia stricta Upright Pricklypear
OrchidaceaeBollockwort, Ballwort
Orchidaceae (listeria cordata)Twoblade heartleaf
Orchis mascula Wreathwort or the early purple orchis.
OrthonnaRagwort
Oxalis acetosellaStubwort
Papamo Meadow-wort, Mead-sweet
Papaver somniferumBalewort
Parietaria officinalisLichwort; Hammerwort
Paris quadrifoliaOneberry
Parnassu palustris White-liverwort
Pearlwort (Sagina subulatus)Birdseye
Peltidea canina Ground-liverwort
Pennisetum villosum Feather grass, feathertop, white foxtail.
Penstemon grandifloriumBeard Tung
Persicaria bistorta Adderwort, adderweed, snakeweed.
Peucedanum officinalis(Sulphurwort)Brimstonewort, Wormseed
Petroselinum segetumHonewort
Petroselinum crispumParsley, Devil's oatmeal
Peucedanum cervariaHart's wort
Picris echoidesOx Tung, Bristly Ox tongue.
Picris hieracioides Hawkweed Ox tongue.
Pilularia globuliferaPillwort
Pinguicula vulgarisButterwort, Steepwort
PlantainWaybread
Plantago lanceolataRibwort, leechwort.
Plantago maritimaGoose Tung
Plantago mediaLamb's Tung
Plumbago capensisLeadwort
Polemonium caeruleum Ladderwort, Ladder-to-Heaven.
Polygala amara Bitter Milkwort, Evergreen, Snakeroot, Wintergreen.
Polygala calcarea Chalk milkwort
Polygala verticillataWorled Milkwort
Polygala VulgarisMilkwort
Polygonatum multiflorium Ladderwort, Ladder-to-Heaven.
PolygonumBreadwort.
Polygonum convulvusBuckwheat
Polygonum historiaAdderwort, Snakeweed
Pomacae Applewort.
Portulacae oleracae Pigwort; pigweed
Potentilla anserina Silverwort, Goose grass.
Potentilla erectaEwe daisy, Earthbank, Sherperd's knot
Pedicularis sylvaticaLousewort
PeltariaShieldwort
Petroselinum segetum Name for corn parsley, often applied erroneously to other plants such as Sison amomus, Trinia vulgaris and Cryptotaemia Canadensis.
Primula auriculaBear's ear
Primula verisCowslip, Key of Heaven
Prunella vulgarisSelf-heal, Sicklewort, Heal-all
Prunus padusBird cherry
Pulmonaria officinalisLungwort, Oakwort, Oaklungs
Pyrus AriaWhitebeam, Beamtree
Pyrus communis Peartree
Radiola linoidesAllseed
Rafflesia arnoldii Lichlily
Ranunculus aquatilaLodewort, Water Crowfoot, Water-liverwort
Ranunculus acrisCrowwort
Ranunculus bulbousFrogwort, Goldweed, Horse-gold, Yellow-weed, the bluebell.
Ranunculus ficariaWenwort
Ranunculus flammulaLesser Spearwort
Ranunculus recurvatusHooked Crowfoot
Reseda luteolaWeld. 2. Weldworts (Lindley's name for N.O Resedaceae)
Rhodiola roseaRosewort
Rosaceae Rosewort
RubiaceaeMadderwort
Rubia minor Clithwort, clithwyrt, goosegrass clever.
Rubus allegheniensis Finger berry, the fruit of a common North American bramble.
Rubus biflorusGhost Bramble
Rubus caesiusDewberry
Rubus chameamorusCloudberry
Rubus corchorifolius Fingerberry
Rubus fruticosisBlackberry
Rubus phoencoelasiusWineberry
Rubus permulus Thicket dewberry
Rumex sanguineusBloody dock
Ruta graveleonsBitterwort, Ruewort
Sabatia angularisia Bitter-Bloom.
Sagina carophyaceaeBirdseye.
Sagittaria sagittifoliaArrowhead
SalicorniaGlasswort
Salix capreaWillow, Sallow
Salsola tragus (tumbleweed)Ghostwort.
Salvia rosmarinus Dew-of-the-Sea.
Sambucus australasica Yellow Elderberry.
Sambucus ebulusDanewort, Dwarf elder, Elderwort, Deathwort, Walwort
Sambucus gaudichaudiana Whiteberry.
Sambucus nigra Elderberry.
Sambucus racemosa Red Elder.
Sambucus wightiana Elder
Samolus valerandi Kenningwort, a plant thought to help in the cure of certain eye diseases.
SanguinariaBloodwort
Sanguinaria canadensisBloodroot, Tetterwort
Sanguisorba officinalisCridewort
Sansevieria trisfasciataMother-in-law's Tongue
Saponaria officinalisSoapwort, Latherwort
Saponaria rubraRock Soapwort
Sarcomelicopa simplicifolia Yellow wood.
Sarcopteryx slipata Steelword.
Saxifraga granulataMoldcorn
Saxifraga tridactylites Nail-wort. A name suggested for the Draba verna and the Saxifraga tridactylites by Gerarde and applied by Cotgrave to paronnychia with reference to their supposed efficaciousness in curing diseases of the finger nails.
Scandix pectens-venens Shepherd's Needle
Scrophularis notosaFigwort
Scirpus juncoidesTurdwort
Scandix pectern venerisShepherd's needle
Scrophularis vernalisBrownwort, Figwort
Scutellaria laterifoliaHoodwort
Securidaca Axewort
Sedum acreStonecrop
Sedum lineae Needle stonecrop
Sempervivum arachinideumCobweb
Sempervivum tectorumThunderwort, Homewort, Devil's beard, Sungreen, Aye-green
Senebiera coronopusWartwort
Senecio cinerariaSea ragwort
Senecio jacobeae (staggerwort) Ragwort
Sennecio madagascariensis Fireweed.
Senecio squalidusOxford ragwort
Senecio vulgarisGroundsel
Serratula tinctoriaSaw-wort
Sibbaldia procumbenCreeping Glow Wort
SideritisIronwort
Silene armeria Limewort.
Silybum marianum Milk thistle
Sison AmomumStonewort
Slipa viridula Green Needlegrass
Sloanea australis Maiden's blush.
Smyrnium Masterwort
Solanum nigrum Nightshade, black nightshade, blackberry nightshade. (do not confuse with the toxic Deadly Nightshade") see: Atropia belladona)
Solanum carolinenseTread-softly
Solanum dulcamaraBittersweet; snakeberry
Solanum tuberosa Red-eyes, Blue-eyes, No-eyes.
Solsequium kalendra Rodewort
Solidago virga-aureaGoldenrod
Solsola Saltwort.
Sonchus asperPrickly Sowthistle
Sonchus oleraceus Sowthistle
Sorbus aucupariaFurg Ash tree
Spergularia campestrisSand spurry
Stachys Stachys is one of the largest genera in the family plant Lamiaceae. Common names include: Heal-all, Self-heal, Lamb's ear, Hedgenettle, hedge woundwort. Bishopwort (Stachys officinalis) was the most important medicinal herb to the Anglo-Saxon
Stachys albens White hedgenettle.
Stachys arvensis Field woundwort
Stachys betonicaWild Hop
Stachys fluminensis Whitewort.
Stachys germanica Downy woundwort.
Stachys officinalis Bishopwort, bishop wort.
Stachys palustris Marsh woundwort.
Stachys recta Yellow woundwort.
Stachys sylvatica Hedge woundwort.
Stellaria HolosteaStitchwort, Adder's meat
Stellaria mediaChickenwort, Chickweed
Stellaria nemorumWood stitchwort
Stemodia durantifoliaBlue streamwort
Stenocarpus sinuatus Firewheel tree
Stricta pulmonaceaWood-liverwort
Strictus pulmonariaTree Lungwort
Stylosanthes biflora Afterbirth weed
Subularia aquaticaAwlwort
Succisa pralensiaDevil's bit
Sullivantia Coolwort(s): Any of several small North American plants of the family Saxifragaceae, especially foamflowers (genus Tiarella) (also "coolwort foamflower") and mitreworts (genus Mitella).
Swertia perennisFelwort
Sylphion Lovewort, love-wort, love fennel.
Symphytum officinale(Comfrey)Backwort, Blackwort, Knitbone, Knitback, Bruisewort, Wallwort, Asses' ear
Tabebuia chrysanthaYellow Hornoak
Taraxacum officinalis (dandelion)Lewstooth, Eyewyrt, Telltime
TaxusYew
Thladiantha dubia Red Hailstone.
Thymus serphyllumBrotherwort, Cradlewort
Tiarella Any of several small North American plants of the family Saxifragaceae, especially foamflowers, coolwort and mitreworts
Tilia europaea Linden?
TinantiaWidow's tears
Tordylium maximumHart's wort
TradescantiaSpiderwort
Trichomanes speciosumKillarney Fern
TrifoliumClover, Honey stalks
Trifolium arvenusHare-foot
Trifolium pratense Cloverwort.
Trifolium repensNetherland clover
Triglodin palustreArrow grass
Trillium erectumBathwort, Birthroot, Birthwort, Nosebleed, Wood-lily, Truelove
Triosteum PerfolatumDriffwort
Triticum repens (Striol)Couch grass, Dog grass, Quick grass, Quitch grass, Twitch
Triticum speltaSpelt
Tsuga CanadensisMoon Frost
Tussilago farfara (Coughwort)Foalswort, Foalfoot, Colts foot, Horsehoof, Father-before-son, Fieldhore
Ulmus campestris Elven, English elm,
Umbilicus pendulinusNavel Wort, Pennywort
Unctuousa Smearwort (of doubtful identity), self-heal, see: aristolocharia, aristolosia, mercurialis.
UtriculariaBladderwort
UvulariaBellwort
Vaccinium neglectum Deerberry
Verbascum thapsus (mullein)Bullock or Cow's Lungwort, Graveyard dust. 2. Candlewort, Candlewick a plant useful for making lamp wicks. 3. Longwort, Holy ghost, Graveyard dust, feltwort, lady's foxglove.
Verbena officinalis Ashwort, Ash-throat, Ashweed.
Vernicia MontanaFurg Tung tree
Veronica beccabungaBrooklime speedwell
Veronica chamaedrysBirds eye, speedwell
Vibernum LantanaWayfaring Tree
Vincetoxium hirundinariaSwallow Wort, White Swallow Wort.
Vincetoxicum nigrumBlackswallow wort
Viola lacteaGreat Boneswort
Viscum albumMistletoe, Balder's bane
Xanthorhiza simplicissimaYellow root


Rank of WortsEdit

English Anglish
domain rike
kingdom kingdom
phylum shed
class ilk
order shift
family sib
tribe stem
genus kind
species kin
subspecies breed, strain, underkin


WortdomEdit

English Anglish
cyto- lifetegle-, frume-, holder-
cell lifetegle, frume (c.f. Icelandish ' fruma'), holder
chlorophyll leafgreen
chloroplast greenbody
diploid twoshape
eukaryote goodhead
flagellum whip
garden orchard, wortyard
haploid oneshape
nucleic acid kernalsourwater
nucleus kernel
photosynthesis lightgathering
plant wort
plantation beworting
pollen wortmeal
prokaryote forthhead
-ose -sweet
-some -lich, -body
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