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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 (beth.painter.48@gmail.com).





TaxonPodistera nevadensis
groupEudicots
FamilyApiaceae
Family common name(s)umbel; umbelwort; umbelworts; carrot; parsley; biscuitroot
Genus common name(s)podistera; woodroot
Species common name(s)Sierra podistera; Sierran podistera; Sierran woodroot; Nevada podistera; Sierra Nevada podistera
 
 
 
 
Noteswhen Sierra, Sierran are used as proper names, upper case preferable
 
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