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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).





TaxonViola pinetorum subsp. pinetorum
groupEudicots
FamilyViolaceae
Family common name(s)violet; violets
Genus common name(s)viola; violet; violette; violeta; pansy
Species common name(s)yellow pine violet; mountain yellow violet; yellow goosefoot violet; gray-leaf yellow violet; grey-leaf yellow violet
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxapine violet, yellow violet, yellow pansy, goosefoot violet, goose-foot violet, goosefoot yellow violet, goose-foot yellow violet, mountain violet, yellow mountain violet, grey-leaf violet are applied to multiple Viola taxa; heart's-ease, heart's ease, hearts'-ease, hearts' ease, heartsease, Johnny-jump-up, Johnny jump-up, Johnny jump up, johnny-jump-up, johnny jump-up, johnny jump up, Johnny-jump-ups are applied to taxa in multiple families
 
 
 
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