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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).





TaxonBromus pseudolaevipes
groupMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family common name(s)grass; true grass
Genus common name(s)bromus; brome; brome-grass; brome grass; bromegrass; bromo; chess; chess-grass; chess grass; chessgrass
Species common name(s)coast range brome; Coast Range brome; southern chinook brome
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxawoodland brome, woodland brome-grass, woodland brome grass, woodland bromegrass are applied to multiple Bromus taxa
 
 
 
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