Common Names Needed

Drozd Michael DROZD at rzmain.rz.uni-ulm.de
Mon Jun 6 04:28:44 EST 1994


In <0htdGW_00WB659SUkj at andrew.cmu.edu> nm13+ at andrew.cmu.edu writes:

> I would appreciate the common names for the following:
> 
> Arrhenatherum elatius 
> Veronica hederaefolia
> Galinsoga ciliata
> Epilobium coloratum
> Circaea lutetiana
> Aster shortii
> Aster pilosus
> Aster cordifolius
> 
> Comments,remarks,folklore for these plants would also be deeply appreciated.
> 
In German, Circaea lutetiana is called Hexenkraut. In English Hexe is witch. 
Peaple say that when you find Circaea growing in the wood, you have lost
your way. However, in Germany you always and everywhere have the noise of roads 
for orientation.

Michael



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