Common wrong 'common' names
I posted this is another forum on accident but thought the question would be better placed here.
Ok. So I know the title doesn't make any sense. I couldn't figure out how to word it better. I'm on break at work and day dreaming about spring flowers and gardens and got to thinking about common names that people call native plants that are so horribly wrong.
For instance here in central West Virginia they call the wild orange azaleas - honey suckles. That one irks me the most. Also daffodils that bloom right at Easter, Easter Lily. It drives me nuts!
Anyone have the same experiences??
I got onto my co-worker so much becuase everytime she referred to the azelea as a honey suckle I'd blurt out, "AZALEA!" lol Now she just refers to them as hillbilly honey suckles. LOL!!!