THE BORDER LIFE

PARTIAL LIST OF MEDICINAL PLANTS 

THE CLOISTERS HERB GARDEN, FT. TRYON PARK, NEW YORK CITY  

source: http://campus.udayton.edu

 

Achillea millefolium    Yarrow          Our Lord's Back

Aconitum napellus       Monkshood       Mary's Slipper

Adonis aestivalis*      Pheasant's Eye  Mary's Rose

Agrimonia eupatoria     Agrimony        Our Lord's Nail

Agrostemma guthago*     Corn Cockle     Mary's Rose

Aguga reptans*          Bugle           St. Lawrence Plant

Alcea rosea*            Hollyhock       St. Josephs Staff

Alchemilla vulgaris     Lady's Mantle   Mary's Mantle

Allium schoenoprasum    Chives          Our Lady's Garleek

Althea officinalis      Marshmallow     Our Lady's Cheeses

Anagallis arvensis      Scarlt Pimpernl Ladybird

Anemone coronaria*      Poppy Anemone   "Flower of Field"

Anemone pulsatilla      Pasque Flower   Pasque Flower

Anethum graveolens      Dill            Devil-Away

Angelica archancelica   Angelica        Angel's Plant

Anthemis tinctoria      Gldn Marguerite St. John's Flower

Antirrhinum majus*      Snapdragon      Infant Jesus Shoes

Apium graveolens*       Wild Celery     Virgin's Marsh Plt

Aquilegia vulgaris      Columbine       Our Lady's Shoes

Armeria maritima        Thrift,Sea Pink O.L. Pincushion

Artemisia abrotanum     Southernwood    Our Lord's Wood

Artemisia absinthium    Wormwood        Mary's Tree

Artemisia camphorata    Camphor Artem.  Our Lady's Maid

Arum maculatum          Cuckoo-Pint     Lady-Lords

Atropa belladonna<      Deadly Nightshd Beautiful Lady

Bellis perennis         English Daisy   Mary's Rose

Borago officinalis      Borage          Virgin's Face

Bryonica dioica         Red Bryony      Our Lady's Signet

Brassica nigra*         Black Mustard   "Mustard Seed"

Calendula officinalis   Pot Marigold    Marygold

Campanula medium*       CanterburyBells O.L.Nightcap

Carlina acaulis         Charlemagnes Th Mary's Thistle

Centauria cyanis        Cornflower      Mary's Crown

Cheiranthus cheiri      Wall Flower     Mary's Flower

Chelidonium majus       Celandine       Gift of God

Chenopodium botrys      Jerusalem Oak   Jerusalem Cabbage

Chrysanthemun bals.tan. Costmary        Our Lady's Balsam

Chrysanthemum leucanth. Ox-Eye Daisy    Mary's Star

Chrysanthemum parthen.  Feverfew        Mary's Flower

Cichorium intybus       Chicory         Heavenly Way

Cnices benedictus       Blessed Thistle Our Lady's Thistle

Colchium autumnale      Autumn Crocus   Rose of Sharon

Convallaria majalis     Lily-of-Valley  Our Lady's Tears

Coriandrum sativum      Coriander       Saint John's Head

Crocus sativus          Saffron Crocus  Saffron

Cuminum cyninum         Cumin           Cross-Cumin

Cytisus scoparius       Scotch Broom    (Flight legend)

Daphne cneorum          Daphne          Mary's Rose

Daphne mezereum         February Daphne Our Lady's Laurel

Datura stramonium       Jimsonweed      Angel's Trumpet

Dianthus barbatus       Sweet William   Our Lady's Tuft

Dianthus carthusianorum Carthusian Pink Our Lady's Bedstraw

Dianthus caryophyllus   Carnation       Mary's Rose

Dictamnus albus         Gas Plant       Burning Bush

Digitalis purpurea      Foxglove        Virgin's Glove

Dipsacus sativus        Fuller's Teasel Our Lady's Brushes

Dryopteris felix-mass*  Male Fern       Mary's Bedstraw

Euphorbia lathyrus      Caper Spurge    Virgin's Milk

Filipendula ulmaria*    Queen-of-Meadow Lady-of-Meadow

Foeniculum vulgare      Fennel          Our Lady's Fennel

Fragaria vesca          Strawberry      Fruitful Virgin

Galega officinalis      Goat's Rue      Wild Holy Hay

Galium verum            Yellow Bedstraw O. L. Bedstraw

Genista tinctoria*      Dyer'sGreenwood Lady's Slipper

Geranium robertianum    herb Robert     Mary's Bed

Geum rivale*            Water Avens     Lady's Bells

Glechoma hederacea*     Ground Ivy      Our Lady's Vine

Helleborus foetidus     Hellebore       Easter Flower

Helleborus niger        Christrmas Rose Christmas Rose

Helleborus orientalis   Lenten Rose     Lenten Rose

Hesperis matronalis     Dame's Rocket   Our Lady's Violet

Hyoscyamus niger        Henbane         Mother of God's Plt

Hypericum perforatum    St.John's Wort  St.John's Wort

Hyssopus officinalis    Hyssop          Cloister Hyssop

Inula helenium          Elecampane      Adam's Root

Iris x germanica        Flag,Fleurde lisMary's Sword

Iris pseudocorus        Yellow Flag     (Fleur-de-lis)

Juniperus communis*     Juniper         Tree of the Cross

Juniperus sabina        Savin           Virgin's Palm

Lamium sp.*             Dead Nettle     Madonna's Milk

Laurus nobilis          Sweet Bay       St. Bridget's Plt

Lavendula sp.           Lavender        (M. Drying Plant)

Leontopodium (alp.)*    Edelweiss       (Purity)

Leonurus cardiaca*      Motherwort      Cross-Nettle

Leucojum vernum         Sprng Snowflake Easter Bells

Levisticum officinale   Lovage          Our Lady's Duster

Lilium candidum         Madonna Lily    Mary Lily

Linaria vulgaris        Toad Flax       Mary's Flax

Linum usitatissimum     Flax            (Flight legend)

Lonicera periclymenum*  Woodbine        Lady's Fingers

Lunaria annua           Honesty         Peter's Pence

Lychnis coronaria       Rose Campion    Our Lady's Rose

Lychnis flos-cuculi     Ragged Robin    Christ's Blood

Lychnis githago         Corn Cockle     Mary's Rose

Malva alcea*            Mallow          Virgin's Bread

Malva sylvestris        Purple Mallow   Our Lady's Cheeses

Mandragora officinarum  Love Apple      Mandrake

Marrubium vulgare       Horehound       Mary's Nettle

Melilotus officinalis*  Yellow Clover   Mary's Bedstraw

Melissa officinalis     Lemon Balm      Sweet Mary

Mentha longifolia*      Horsemint       Our Lady's Leaf

Mentha pulegium         Pennyroyal      O. L. Flavoring

Mentha spicata          Spearmint       Mary's Mint

Muscari botryoides      Grape Hyacinth  Church Steeples

Myosotis scorpioides    Forget-me-not   Eyes of Mary

Narcissus jonquilla     Jonquil         St.Joseph's Staff

Narcissus poeticus*     Poet'sNarcissus Our Lady's Rose

Narcissus pseudo-narcis.Daffodil        Mary's Star

Nepeta cataria          Catnip          Mary's Nettle

Nigella damascena       Love-in-a-Mist  O. L in-the-Shade

Nigella sativa          Black Cummin    Black Cross

Ocimum basilicum        Basil           Holy Communion Plt

Ononopardum acanthium   Scotch Thistle  Our Lady's Thistle

Origanum vulgare        Pot Marjmoram   O. L. Bedstraw

Ornthogalum umbellatum  Star of Bethlm  Mary's Tears

Paeonia officinalis     Peony           Mary's Rose

Papaver rhoeas          Corn Poppy      O. L. in-the-Corn

Petroselinum crispum    Parsley         O. L. Little Vine

Pimpinella anisum       Anise           Our Lady's Sprig

Polemonium caeruleum*   Jacob's Ladder  Jacob's Ladder

Polypodium vulgare*     Wall Fern       Mary's Milk Drops

Primula auricula        Auricule        Easter Flower

Primula elatior*        Oxlip Primrose  O.L.Candlestick

Primula veris           Cowslip         Our Lady's Keys

Pulmonaria officinalis* SpottedLungwort Mary's  Tears

Pyrus communis*         Pear            (M.Fruitfulness)

Rosa Canina             Dog Rose        Mary's Thorn

Rosa centifolia         Cabbage Rose    Vigin's Rose

Rosa eglanteria         Sweetbrier      Our Lady's Leaf

Rosa gallica            French Rose     Rose of Jericho

Rosmarinus officinalis   Rosemary        Mary's Bouquet

Rumex acetosa           Garden Sorrel   (M. Bitter Sorrows)

Ruta graveolens         Rue             Herb O' Grace

Salvia officinalis      Sage            Mary's Shawl

Salvia sclarea          Clary           Christ's Eye

Santolina chamaecypar.  Lavender-Cotton Holy Plant

Saponaria officinalis   Soapwort        O. L. by-the-Gate

Satureya hortensis      Summer Savory   Church Flower

Sedum acre              Stonecrop       Our Lady's Hair

Sedum telephinum        Orphine         Live-for-Ever

Sempervivum tectorum.   Houseleek       Live-for-Ever

Silybum Marianum        Milk Thistle    St. Mary's Thistle

Stachys officinalis     Betony          St. Anthony's Tea

Symphytum officinale    Comfrey         Abrahm,Isaac,Jacob

Tanacetum vulgare       Tansy           Jesus-Wort

Taraxacum officinale    Dandelion       (M.Bitter Sorrows)

Teuchrium chamaedrys    Germander       O. L. Little Flowr

Thymus serphylum        Creeping Thyme  O. L. Bedstraw

Thymus vulgaris         Thyme           Virgin's humility

Trigonella foenum-graec Fenugreek       Beautiful Mary

Valeriana officinalis   Valerian        O. L. Needlework

Verbascum thapsus*      Great Mullein   Mary's Candle

Verbena officinalis     Vervain         Herb of the Cross

Viola odorata           Sweet Violet    Our Lady's Modesty

Viola tricolor          Wild Pansy      Our Lady's Delight

Vitis vinifera          Grape           "Grape"