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Poa pratensis

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Poa pratensis. See image source here.

#268 They called me Poa pratensis, also known as Poa skrjabinii, Poa peckii, Poa maydellii, Poa brintnellii, Poa pratensis subsp. jordanii, Poa macounii, Poa pratensis subsp. skrjabinii, Poa nymannii, Poa todarii, Poa pratensis var. macounii, and Poa pratensis var. maydellii. I pay homage to the male botanists Skrjabin (I couldn’t find his records), Maydell (I couldn’t find his records), Brintnell (I couldn’t find his records), Gregory J. Jordan, John Macoun, Nymann (I couldn’t find his records), Todar (I couldn’t find his records), and Morton Eaton Peck, or William Dandridge Peck. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Montia fontana

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Montia fontana. See image source here.

#264 They called me Montia fontana, also known as Montia hallii, Montia chabertii, Montia funstonii, and Claytonia hallii. I pay homage to the male botanists Alfred Chabert, Funston (I couldn’t find his records), and Edwin Cuthbert Hall, Harry Hall, or Harvey Monroe Hall. They first catalogued me in 1753.

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Heteropogon contortus

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Heteropogon contortus. See image source here.

#248 They called me Heteropogon contortus, also known as Heteropogon roxburghii, Andropogon allionii, Heteropogon allionii, and Andropogon bellardii. I pay homage to the male botanists William Roxburgh, Allion (I couldn’t find his records), and Bellard (I couldn’t find his records). They first catalogued me in 1817.