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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 collina subsp. oxyphylla
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)Coast Range false-bindweed; Coast Range false bindweed; coast range false-bindweed; coast range false bindweed; Coast Range bindweed; coast range bindweed; Coast Range morning-glory; Coast Range morning glory; Coast Range morningglory; coast range morning-glory; coast range morning glory; coast range morningglory; serpentine morning-glory; serpentine morning glory; serpentine morningglory
Common name(s) generally applied to other taxa or multiple taxahillside morning-glory, hillside false bindweed are applied to multiple Calystegia taxa
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