Plants that Start with Q

Plants that Start with Q

There are many plants in the world. Quite a few plants or flowers can be grown in our gardens. Over the years in human history, they always served importance to the world. For example herbs, can be used for medicine. Some flowers in the world are sacred to some culture. Trees provide homes for wildlife, jungles and swamps, contain a huge diversity of animals, and plants. In this section, you’ll learn about quite a few of plants that start with Q.


Herbs that start with Q

Queen anne’s lace: A widely naturalized Eurasian herb with finely cut foliage and white compound umbels of small white or yellowish flowers and thin yellowish roots.

  • The queen anne’s lace originates in the Nile River Valley and has lace-like flower clusters.



Flowers that start with Q


Quamoclit pennata: Tropical American annual climber having red (sometimes white) flowers and finely dissected leaves; naturalized in United States and elsewhere.

  • In warmer climates quamoclit pennata can be extremely invasive.


Queen’s cup: Plant with 1 or 2 white star like flowers on short leafless stalks; Alaska to California and east to Oregon and Montana.

  • The queen’s cup is replaced atop the stem by a round blue berry up to a centimeter wide.


Trees that start with Q


Quandong: Australian tree having hard white timber and glossy green leaves with white flowers followed by one-seeded glossy blue fruit.-Australian tree with edible flesh and edible nutlike seed.

  • Quandong is found in the arid and semi-arid regions of all Australian mainland states.


Quassia: Handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark.

  • Quassia was named after a former slave from Surinam, in the eighteenth century.


Queensland bottletree: Large tree of Queensland having cream-colored flowers blotched with red inside; sometimes placed in genus Sterculia.

  • From spetember to november the queensland bottletree spouts white creamy flowers.


Queensland nut: A bushy tree with pink to purple flowers.

  • Queensland nut is a tree in Australia.


Quercus bicolor: Large deciduous oak of the eastern United States with a flaky bark and leaves that have fewer lobes than other white oaks; yields heavy strong wood used in construction; thrives in wet soil.

  • The quercus bicolor is not a large tree, typically growing to 20-25m (65–80 ft) tall.