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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 (

TaxonOdontostomum hartwegii
Family common name(s)tecophilaea
Genus common name(s)odontostomum
Species common name(s)Hartweg's odontostomum; Hartweg's doll's-lily; Hartweg's doll's lily; Hartweg's dollslily; Hartweg's doll-lily; Hartweg's doll lily; Hartweg odontosomum; Hartweg doll's-lily; Hartweg doll's lily; Hartweg dollslily; Hartweg doll-lily; Hartweg doll lily
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxashooting star lily is applied to taxa in multiple families
NotesHartweg is a proper name, so upper case preferable; Hartwegs is an error
Synonymy: The Jepson Manual (1993), FNA, PLANTS, etcLiliaceae s.l.
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