U.S. National Arboretum: Preserving Plants Through Digitization

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Joe Hughes

Joe Hughes

Common names of associated taxa

This label lists many associated taxa, though doesn't use any binomial names so they can not be selected from the associated taxa seach. Should these all be entered using the correct taxonomy, these common names, or ignored?

  • Harlan Svoboda

    Harlan Svoboda

    Any common names (e.g., herbs, witch hazel, bamboo, etc.) can simply be ignored. We don't want to assume a binomial name when the taxonomic identity is not perfectly clear.