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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 (

TaxonCalystegia atriplicifolia subsp. buttensis
Family common name(s)morning-glory; morning glory; morningglory; bindweed; bindweeds
Genus common name(s)calystegia; false bindweed; false-bindweed; falsebindweed
Species common name(s)night-blooming false-bindweed; night-blooming false bindweed; night blooming false bindweed; nightblooming false-bindweed; nightblooming false bindweed; night-blooming bindweed; night-blooming morning-glory; night-blooming morning glory; night-blooming morning glory; night blooming morning glory; Oregon morningglory; Oregon morning glory; Oregon morningglory
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