Anything vegetative i.e. trees, shrubs, plants, flowers etc. that grows through an epiphytic, lithophytic, terrestrial, parasitic, or saprophytic process.
Botany is the scientific study of plants, algae, and fungi including: structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, chemical properties, and evolutionary relationships between the groups. Used to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants of over 550,000 kinds or species of living organisms.