Directory       News       Site Map       Home

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 (

TaxonDanthonia unispicata
Family common name(s)grass; true grass
Genus common name(s)danthonia
Species common name(s)one-spiked danthonia; one-spiked oat-grass; one-spiked oat grass; one-spiked oatgrass; one spiked oatgrass; one-spike danthonia; onespike danthonia; one-spike oat-grass; one-spike oat grass; one-spike oatgrass; one spike oatgrass; onespike oatgrass; one-spike wild-oat-grass; one-spike wild oat-grass; one-spike wild oatgrass; one-sided oatgrass; oneside oatgrass; single-spike danthonia; single spike danthonia; single-spike oatgrass; few-flowered oatgrass; few-flowered oat-grass; few-flowered oat grass; few-flowered oatgrass; few-flowered wild-oat-grass; few-flowered wild oat-grass; few-flowered wild oat grass; few-flowered wild oatgrass; few-flower oat-grass; few-flower oat grass; few-flower oatgrass; few-flower wild-oat-grass; few-flower wild oat-grass; f ew-flower wild oat grass; few flower wild oat grass; few-flower wild oatgrass
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxaoatgrass, oat-grass, oat grass, wild oat grass, wild oat-grass, wild oatgrass, wild oats grass are applied to multiple Poaceae taxa
  Copyright © 2017 Regents of the University of California — Updated 02 June 2017