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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).





TaxonRibes viburnifolium
groupEudicots
FamilyGrossulariaceae
Family common name(s)gooseberry; currant
Genus common name(s)ribes; currant; currants; currant-bush; wild currant; wild currants; current; gooseberry; goose-berry; goose berry; gooseberries; wild gooseberry; goose-currant; goose currant; goosecurrant
Species common name(s)Santa Catalina Island currant; Catalina Island currant; Catalina currant; Catalina perfume; island evergreen currant; viburnum-leaved currant
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxaisland gooseberry, evergreen currant, evergreen current applied to multiple Ribes taxa
 
 
 
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