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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).





TaxonLimosella acaulis
groupEudicots
FamilyScrophulariaceae
Family common name(s)scroph; figwort; figworts; fig-wort; fig wort
Genus common name(s)mudwort; mudweed; mud-weed; mud weed
Species common name(s)stemless mudwort; Owyhee mudwort; broad-leaved mudwort; broad leaved mudwort; narrow-leaved mudwort
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxasouthern mudwort is applied to multiple Limosella taxa
 
 
 
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