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Pandanus spp.

Spanish moss

Tillandsia usneoides

Sea anemone

Stephanauge spp. and others

Sparrow, savannah

Passerculus sandwichensis

26. This sage, which is in the Mint Family (Lamiaceae), should not be confused with sagebrush, which is in the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae).

27. Linnaeus applied the name Allium ascalonicum to what was probably an Allium cultigen believed to have originated in Asia Minor, and the name Allium ascalonium since has generally been applied to shallots. Shallots seldom set seed, however, and seeds sold under the name Allium ascalonicum have sometimes proved to be those of other Allium spp. The current practice of considering shallots to be a form of Allium cepa should lessen the confusion.

26. This sage, which is in the Mint Family (Lamiaceae), should not be confused with sagebrush, which is in the Sunflower Family (Asteraceae).

27. Linnaeus applied the name Allium ascalonicum to what was probably an Allium cultigen believed to have originated in Asia Minor, and the name Allium ascalonium since has generally been applied to shallots. Shallots seldom set seed, however, and seeds sold under the name Allium ascalonicum have sometimes proved to be those of other Allium spp. The current practice of considering shallots to be a form of Allium cepa should lessen the confusion.

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