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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).





TaxonEschscholzia papastillii
groupEudicots
FamilyPapaveraceae
Family common name(s)poppy; poppywort; poppyworts, amapola
Genus common name(s)eschscholzia; eschscholzia-poppy; eschscholzia poppy; Eschscholtz's poppy; Eschscholtz poppy; California-poppy; California poppy; Californiapoppy; Californian-poppy; Californian poppy; gold-poppy; gold poppy; goldpoppy; cups-of-flame; cups of flame
Species common name(s)cryptic desert poppy; Steven Still's poppy; Steven Still poppy
 
 
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxadesert-poppy, desert poppy, golden-poppy, golden poppy goldenpoppy are applied to multiple Papaveraceae taxa; cups-of-gold, cups of gold are applied to taxa in multiple families
 
 
 
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