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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).





TaxonPyrrocoma racemosa var. paniculata
groupEudicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family common name(s)composite; composita; comp; aster; asterwort; asterworts; sunflower; daisy; dandelion
Genus common name(s)pyrrocoma
Species common name(s)racemose pyrrocoma; racemose goldenweed; racemose golden-weed; racemed goldenweed; racemed golden-weed; racemed golden weed; clustered goldenweed; clustered golden-weed; clustered golden weed
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxaclustered goldenweed, clustered golden-weed, clustered golden weed are more commonly applied to var. congesta; goldenweed, golden-weed, golden weed, slender goldenweed are applied to multiple Asteraceae taxa
 
 
 
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