Scientific Name

Blueberry Vaccinium spp.

Blue curls Trichostema spp.

Blue-green algae—see Cyanobacteria Blue-green bacteria—see Cyanobacteria

Bluejay Bobcat Bolete Bollworm

Bowstring fibers, source of Bowstring hemp, source of Box elder Boysenberry

Bracken fern Brazil nut Breadfruit Bridalwreath


Bromeliad ("Air plant")

Broomrape Brown algae

Brussels sprouts

Bryophyte (see also individual listings)





Bullhorn acacia Bunchberry

Burn treatment, horsetail source of ashes for

Cyanocitta cristata Felis rufus

Boletus spp. and others Pectinophora gossypiella Sansevieria metalaea Sansevieria spp. Acer negundo

Rubus hybrids, with R. ursinus as one parent

Pteridium aquilinum

Bertholettia excelsa

Artocarpus altilis

Spiraea vanhouttei hybrids and others

Brassica oleracea var. botrytis Member of the Bromeliad Family (Bromeliaceae)5 Orobanche spp. Member of Phylum Chromophyta, Kingdom Protista. Representative genera include Ascophyllum, Durvillea, Ecklonia, Ectocarpus, Hizikia, Laminaria, Undaria, and others Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera member of Phyla Anthocerophyta, Hepaticophyta, or Bryophyta, Kingdom Plantae member of Phylum Chlorophyta, Kingdom Protista Bacillus thuringiensis Aesculus spp. Fagopyrum esculentum Bison bison Acacia cornigera Cornus canadensis

Equisetum hyemale and others

5. There are more than 2,000 species of bromeliads, which include pineapple (Ananus comosus), Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides), and many popular house plants in genera such as Aechmea, Bilbergia, Cryptanthus (not to be confused with Cryptantha, which is in the Boraginaceae), Neoregelia, Nidularium, Quesnelia, and Vriesia.

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