Directory       News       Site Map       Home

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 (

TaxonCamissoniopsis intermedia
Family common name(s)evening primrose; evening-primrose; evening primroses
Genus common name(s)camissoniopsis
Species common name(s)intermediate camissonia; intermediate suncup; intermediate sun-cup; intermediate sun cup; intermediate suncups; intermediate sun-cups; intermediate sun cups; chaparral sun cup
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxasmall primrose, small suncup, small sun-cup, small sun cup, small primrose, small-primrose are applied to multiple Camissonia s.l. taxa; intermediate evening-primrose, intermediate evening primrose are applied to multiple Onagraceae taxa
Synonymy: The Jepson Manual (1993), FNA, PLANTS, etcCamissonia intermedia P.H. Raven; Oenothera hirta Link, illeg., misapplied; Oenothera micrantha Hornem. ex Spreng., misapplied
  Copyright © 2017 Regents of the University of California — Updated 02 June 2017