Plants that Start with N

Starting with NA
  1. nabalus
  2. nabalus alba
  3. nabalus serpentarius
  4. naboom
  5. nagami
  6. nagami kumquat
  7. nageia
  8. nageia nagi
  9. nagi
  10. naiad
  11. naiad family
  12. naiadaceae
  13. naiadales
  14. naias
  15. nailrod
  16. najadaceae
  17. najas
  18. naked lady
  19. nakedwood
  20. nameko
  21. napa
  22. napaea
  23. napaea dioica
  24. naples garlic
  25. naranjilla
  26. narcissus
  27. narcissus jonquilla
  28. narcissus papyraceus
  29. nardo
  30. nardoo
  31. narrow beech fern
  32. narrow goldenrod
  33. narrowhead morel
  34. narthecium
  35. narthecium americanum
  36. narthecium ossifragum
  37. nasturtium
  38. nasturtium amphibium
  39. nasturtium family
  40. nasturtium officinale
  41. natal plum
  42. native beech
  43. native cranberry
  44. native fuchsia
  45. native holly
  46. native orange
  47. native pear
  48. native pomegranate
  49. nauclea
  50. nauclea diderrichii

Starting with NE
  1. nebraska fern
  2. necklace poplar
  3. necklace tree
  4. nectarine
  5. nectarine tree
  6. nectary
  7. needle
  8. needle bush
  9. needle furze
  10. needle palm
  11. needle rush
  12. needle spike rush
  13. needle wood
  14. needlebush
  15. needlewood
  16. neem
  17. neem seed
  18. neem tree
  19. nelumbo
  20. nelumbo lutea
  21. nelumbo nucifera
  22. nelumbonaceae
  23. nemophila
  24. nemophila aurita
  25. nemophila maculata
  26. nemophila menziesii
  27. neohygrophorus
  28. neolentinus
  29. neolentinus ponderosus
  30. neophyte
  31. nepal trumpet flower
  32. nepenthaceae
  33. nepenthes
  34. nepeta
  35. nepeta cataria
  36. nepeta hederaceae
  37. nephelium
  38. nephelium lappaceum
  39. nephelium litchi
  40. nephelium longana
  41. nephelium mutabile
  42. nephrolepis
  43. nephrolepis exaltata
  44. nephrolepis pectinata
  45. nephthytis
  46. nephthytis afzelii
  47. nerium
  48. nerium oleander
  49. nerveroot
  50. nervure
  51. netted melon
  52. nettle
  53. nettle family
  54. nettle tree
  55. nettleleaf goosefoot
  56. neurospora
  57. new caledonian pine
  58. new caledonian yew
  59. new england aster
  60. new york aster
  61. new york fern
  62. new zealand beech
  63. new zealand cotton
  64. new zealand dacryberry
  65. new zealand daisybush
  66. new zealand spinach
  67. new zealand white pine
  68. new zealand wine berry

Starting with NI
  1. nicandra
  2. nicandra physaloides
  3. nicker nut
  4. nicker seed
  5. nicotiana
  6. nicotiana alata
  7. nicotiana glauca
  8. nicotiana rustica
  9. nicotiana tabacum
  10. nidularia
  11. nidulariaceae
  12. nidulariales
  13. nierembergia
  14. nierembergia frutescens
  15. nierembergia repens
  16. nierembergia rivularis
  17. nigella
  18. nigella damascena
  19. nigella hispanica
  20. nigella sativa
  21. night jasmine
  22. night jessamine
  23. nightshade
  24. nigroporus
  25. nigroporus vinosus
  26. nim tree
  27. nimble will
  28. nimblewill
  29. nipa
  30. nipa fruticans
  31. nipa palm
  32. nitta tree
  33. nitweed

Starting with NO
  1. noble cane
  2. nodding groundsel
  3. nodding onion
  4. nodding thistle
  5. nodding wild onion
  6. node
  7. nodule
  8. nolina
  9. nolina microcarpa
  10. nonesuch clover
  11. nonflowering plant
  12. nonvascular organism
  13. nonvascular plant
  14. nootka cypress
  15. nopal
  16. nopalea
  17. norfolk island pine
  18. north island edelweiss
  19. northern bedstraw
  20. northern beech fern
  21. northern dewberry
  22. northern dune tansy
  23. northern holly fern
  24. northern oak fern
  25. northern pin oak
  26. northern pitch pine
  27. northern red oak
  28. northern snow bedstraw
  29. northern white cedar
  30. northern woodsia
  31. norway maple
  32. norway spruce
  33. nothofagus
  34. nothofagus cuninghamii
  35. nothofagus dombeyi
  36. nothofagus menziesii
  37. nothofagus obliqua
  38. nothofagus procera
  39. nothofagus solanderi
  40. nothofagus truncata

Starting with NU
  1. nucellus
  2. nuphar
  3. nuphar advena
  4. nuphar lutea
  5. nuphar sagittifolium
  6. nut
  7. nut grass
  8. nut pine
  9. nut sedge
  10. nut tree
  11. nutgrass
  12. nutlet
  13. nutmeg
  14. nutmeg family
  15. nutmeg flower
  16. nutmeg geranium
  17. nutmeg hickory
  18. nutmeg melon
  19. nutmeg tree
  20. nutsedge
  21. nutshell
  22. nuttall oak
  23. nuytsia
  24. nuytsia floribunda

Starting with NY
  1. nyctaginaceae
  2. nyctaginia
  3. nyctaginia capitata
  4. nymphaea
  5. nymphaea alba
  6. nymphaea caerulea
  7. nymphaea lotus
  8. nymphaea odorata
  9. nymphaea stellata
  10. nymphaeaceae
  11. nypa
  12. nyssa
  13. nyssa aquatica
  14. nyssa sylvatica
  15. nyssaceae

Plants that Start with N

When people see flowers or trees they just think about them as “pretty flowers” or “tall trees.” The following nouns show plants, trees and herbs that start with the letter “N.”

Herbs that start with N


Nepeta cataria: hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats.

– Liquid extracted from Nepeta Cataria relieves some digestive conditions such as nausea and colics.


Nigella Sativa: herb of the Mediterranean region having pungent seeds used like those of caraway.

– The nigella saliva properties include digestive, diuretic, purgative, parasiticide, among some others.


Nightshade: any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit.

– Immature berries and foliage from the nightshade are toxic. Although ripe fruit is edible.


North Island edelweiss: perennial herb closely resembling European edelweiss; New Zealand.

– The north island edelweiss blooms little pretty white flowers.


Northern Jacob’s ladder: perennial erect herb with white flowers; circumboreal.

– The northern Jacob’s ladder is used in potpourri and as a black dye.


Flowers that start with N


Narcissus: bulbous plant having erect, linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters.

– The narcissus was used as a perfume in India.


Needle furze: prickly yellow-flowered shrub of the moors of New England and Europe.

– The needle furze got it name from the thorns on its stem.


Nemophila: any plant of the genus Nemophila.

– The Hitachi Seaside Park in Japan is famous for its nemophila flowers or baby blue.


Nerium oleander: an ornamental but poisonous flowering shrub having narrow evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant white to pink or red flowers: native to East Indies but widely cultivated in warm regions.

– The Nerium oleander can be found all over the world. It has been studied as a cancer treatment.


Nutmeg geranium: geranium with round fragrant leaves and small white flowers.

– Each time I smell the scent of the nutmeg geranium I remember my grandparents home.



Trees that start with N


Nagi: Medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves; southern China to Taiwan and southern Japan.

– The nagi tree grows blue fruits that look like marbles.


Nakedwood: tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard, heavy close-grained zebrawood. Any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood.

– The forest looks impressive with all the nakedwood trees in there.


Neem: large semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia.

– The neem trees have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years.


Nicker nut: hard shiny gray seed of a bonduc tree; used for making e.g. jewelry.

– The  nicker nut is a climber tree and grows big pods used for jewelry.


Nothofagus: beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech.

– The nothofagus are very common trees in Ireland. Though they can be found in other places.


Nut tree: tree bearing edible nuts.

– The almonds from the  nut tree are a favorite for baking, especially desserts.



Jungle and swamps that start with N


Najadaceae: monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers.

– My foot got tangled with the Najadaceae while fishing in the pond. I almost fall in the wáter.


Needle Rush: fine-leaved aquatic spike rush; popular as aerator for aquariums.

– The needle rush likes salty water and covers coastal salt and tidal marshes.


Nuphar advena: common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water.

– She was sitting on the lakeshore surrounded by pretty Nuphar advenas.


Nymphaea odorata: a water lily having large leaves and showy, fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions.

– During my stay in Brazil, I saw a beautiful botanic garden. Nymphaeas  were floating on the water.