Examples of Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers, Creepers

By K Balaji|Updated : September 21st, 2022

Examples of Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers, Creepers are Basil and Mint (Herbs); Lemon and Tulsi (Shrubs); Pea plant and Money plant (Climbers); Watermelon and Pumpkin (Creepers). Herbs are green plants with tender stems whereas Shrubs are plants with hard but not thick stems. They have branches near the base of the stem.

Creepers are plants that do not have a strong stem and cannot stand upright but spread on the ground. On the other hand, the plants that take support and climb up as they grow are called climbers.


  • Examples of Herbs - (Sunflower, Tomato)
  • Examples of Shrubs - (Rose, Tulsi)
  • Examples of Climbers - (Cucumber, Gourd)
  • Examples of Creepers - (Strawberry, Sweet Potato)

The above points will help in differentiating between Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers, and Creepers. Some more examples of Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers, and Creepers are given below:

10 Examples of Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers and Creepers


  • Paddy (Rice),
  • Tomato,
  • Wheat,
  • Cabbage,
  • Sunflower,
  • Mustard,
  • Carrot,
  • Radish,
  • Ginger,
  • Turnip.


  • Tulsi,
  • Croton,
  • Rose,
  • Lemon,
  • Jasmine (Chameli),
  • China rose,
  • Pomegranate,
  • Bougainvillaea,
  • Heena (mehndi).


  • Watermelon,
  • Bottle gourd,
  • Bignonia,
  • Pumpkin,
  • Bougainvillaea,
  • Cucumber,
  • Strawberry,
  • Cucumber.


  • Bitter gourd (Karela),
  • Sweet gourd (also known as Petha),
  • Grapevine,
  • Passionflower,
  • Bottle gourd (Lauki),
  • Glory lily.


What are the Examples of Herbs, Shrubs, Climbers, and Creepers?

Wheat and Cabbage are the examples of herbs, Rose and Lemon are the examples of shrubs, Bottle gourd and Bignonia are the examples of climbers, and Karela (Bitter gourd) and Lauki (Bottle gourd) are the examples of climbers.

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