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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 (

TaxonStanleya viridiflora
Family common name(s)crucifer; cruciferae; cruciform; mustard; mustards; cabbage; cress; cresses; brassica
Genus common name(s)stanleya; prince's-plume; prince's plume; prince'splume; princesplume; princes plume; prince-plume; princeplume
Species common name(s)green-flowered prince's-plume; green-flowered prince's plume; green flowered prince's plume; green-flower prince's-plume; green-flower prince's plume; greenflower princesplume; green prince's-plume; green prince's plume; green princesplume; green desert plume; perennial stanleya; perennial prince's-plume; perennial prince's plume; perennial prince'splume; perennial princesplume
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