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Common (vernacular) names applied to California vascular plants

compiled by Elizabeth Painter

up to date as of May 1, 2016

Common names (also referred to as vernacular names) are applied differently at different times and places by different users. This list is compiled from many sources and is intended to be as comprehensive as possible. It is not intended to indicate which common name is correct or preferred. Please send comments about this page to Elizabeth Painter (paintere@west.net).





TaxonBrachypodium distachyon
groupMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family common name(s)grass; true grass
Genus common name(s)brachypodium; false-brome; false brome; falsebrome; false-brome grass; false brome-grass; false brome grass; false bromegrass
Species common name(s)purple false-brome; purple false brome; purple falsebrome; stiff false brome; annual false-brome; annual false brome; annual falsebrome; silica grass
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxastiff brome, stiff-brome, purple brome, purple brome, purple brome, purple brome grass are applied to multiple Poaceae taxa
 
Notespurplefalse is probably an error
 
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