Plants whose common names begin S-Z

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Plants whose common names begin A-C
Plants whose common names begin D-L
Plants whose common names begin M-R
Notes about the following tables:

  • Use: MD – medicinal, CUL – culinary, FRA – fragerance, BEA – beauty, STR – strewing
  • Size: S- short, M- medium, T- tall
  • Source: Fr- Freeman, F- Frommand( c. 1525) in Landsberg, G- Gardener(c. 1350) in Landsberg, B- Bunney, L- Landsberg

Garden and Herber Plants S-Z

Common Name Latin Name Color Type Size Season Use Notes Source
Safflower Carthamus tinctorius . h’ous . . Cul . F
Saffron Crocus sativus . . . . Cul . FrF
Sage Salvia officinalis blue red violet flowers plant . June – July Cul . FrFB
St. John’s Wort Hupericum perforatum yellow flowers plant t July on Cul . B
Savin Juniperus sabina . tree . . Cul . F
Savory, Summer Satureia hortensis purple flowers plant m/t July – Aug Cul . FFrB
Savory, Winter Satureia montana purple flowers plant s/m July – Aug Cul . FFrB
Scabious . . . . . Cul . F
Service . . tree . . . . L
Setterwort . . . . . . . F
Silverweed Potentilla anserina yellow flower plant m/t June – Aug Cul . FB
Skirret Sium sisarum . . . June Cul . LB
Smallage . . . . . . . F
Solomon’s Seal Polygonatum multiflorum white flowers plant m/t June – July Cul
Fra
Bea
. FB
Sorrel Rumex acetosa white purple flowers plant s Apr – Sept Cul . FB
Southern-wood Artemisia abrotanum yellow flowers shrub . rarely flowers in UK Md . FrFB
Sowthistle Sonchus oleraceus . . . . . . F
Speedwell Veronica chamaedrys white lilac flowers plant m/t May – Aug Cul . B
Spinach . .. . . . Cul . F
Spurge Euphorbia lathyrus .. . . . Md . Fr
Stramonium Datura stramonium .. . . . Md . Fr
Stock Mattiola incana . . . . Bea . L
Strawberry Fragaria vesca white flower red berry plant s May – Aug Bea
Md
. FrGLB
Tansy Chrysanthemum vulgare yellow flower plant color=”#99CC99″>. July – Sept flowers Cul . FrFB
Teasle Depsacus fullonum . .. . . . . .
Thistle, Milk Silybum marianum violet flower plant m/t June – Aug Cul . FB
Thyme, Common Thymus vulgaris white pink flowers plant m/t May – June Cul . FrFB
Thyme, Creeping . . . . . . . L
Thyme, Wild Thymus serpyllum white pink flowers plant m/t May – Sept . . B
Turnip Brassica rapa . . . . Cul . F
Tutsan . . . . . Bea . G
Valerian Valeriana officinalis white pink flowers plant . July – Aug Cul . FB
Vervain Verbena officinalis pale lilac flower plant m/t July – Sept Cul
Fra
Bea
Md
. FrFB
Vine Vitis vinifera . shrub . . . . F
Violet, Dog Viola canina . plant s . Cul . F
Violet, Sweet Viola odorata purple to white flower plant s Feb – April Cul
Str
. FrB
Wallflower Cheiranthus cheiri . . . . Cul
Fra
Bea
Md
. FrF
Walnut Junglans regia . tree . June . . LB
Water Pepper Polygonum hydropper pink / green flower plant m/t July on Cul . FB
Waterlily Nymphaea alba white flower plant m/t June – Aug Bea . GB
Willow Salix alba . tree m April – May . . LB
Woad Isatis tinctoria . plant t . . . .
Wood Sorrel Oxalis acetosella white w/purple flower plant s Apr – Sept Cul . FB
Woodruff Galium odoratum white flower plant . Apr – June Bea
Str
. FrGB
Wormwood Artemisia absinthium yellow flower plant t July – Aug flowers Cul
Md
. FrFB
Yarrow Achillea millefolium white flower plant m/t June – Aug Md . FrGB

 

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