L-R: San Bernardino aster (Symphiotrichum defoliatum), Giant blazing star (Mentzelia laevicaulis), Alpine shooting star (Primula tetrandra), Chaparral yucca (Hesperoyucca whipplei), Ojai fritillary (Fritillaria ojaiensis).
California Plant Names:
Latin and Greek Meanings and Derivations
An Annotated Dictionary of Botanical and Biographical Etymology

Compiled by Michael L. Charters

  Parishii    Comarostaphylos    Bacigalupi    engelmannii    Ivesia    nevadensis    Robinia
  Krascheninnikovia    tomentosa    Rydbergii    alpestris    Lobelia    orcuttii     sericeaAtriplex
  Douglasii    frutescens    Gilia     hydrophiloides    Jepsonia    maculosa    quadrivulnera

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