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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).





TaxonNavarretia cotulifolia
groupEudicots
FamilyPolemoniaceae
Family common name(s)polemonium; polemone; polemon; phlox; gilia
Genus common name(s)navarretia
Species common name(s)cotula navarretia; cotula-leaved navarretia; cotula-leaved pincushion-plant; cotula-leaved pincushion plant; cotula-leaf navarretia; cotula-leaf pincushion-plant; cotulaleaf pincushionplant; broad-leaved navarretia; broad leaved navarretia
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxayellow navarretia, white navarretia are applied to multiple Navarretia taxa; pincushion-plant, pincushion plant, pincushionplant, pincushion are applied to taxa in multiple families
 
 
 
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