Common Plant Name Misconceptions
Don't let plant names fool you. Some names have nothing to do with their species or location of origin.
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Within the world of gardening, things aren't always as they appear. Many plant names can be misleading.
Here's a short list of some common garden misnomers.
- Bermuda grass (figure A) is one of the most popular warm-season grasses, but it isn't from Bermuda. It's actually native to Africa.