Pronunciation of Vascular Plant Genera
& Families of New England

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NAME

Abies
Abutilon
Acalypha
Acanthaceae
Acanthopanax
Acanthospermum
Acer
Aceraceae
Achillea
Aconitum

Acorus
Actaea
Adiantum
Adlumia
Aegopodium
Aesculus
Aethusa
Agastache
Agrimonia
Agropyron

Agrostemma
Agrostis
Ailanthus
Aira
Aizoaceae
Ajuga
Akebia
Alchemilla
Aletris
Alisma

Alismataceae
Alliaria
Allium
Alnus
Alopecurus
Althaea
Alyssum
Amaranthaceae
Amaranthus
Amaryllidaceae

Ambrosia
Amelanchier
Ammophila
Amorpha
Ampelopsis
Amphicarpa
Amsonia
Anacardiaceae
Anagallis
Anaphalis

Anchusa
Andromeda
Andropogon
Anemone
Anemonella
Anethum
Angelica
Antennaria
Anthemis
Anthoxanthum

Anthriscus
Apios
Aplectrum
Apocynaceae
Apocynum
Aquifoliaceae
Aquilegia
Arabidopsis
Arabis
Araceae

Arachis
Aralia
Araliaceae
Arceuthobium
Arctium
Arctostaphylos
Arenaria
Arethusa

Argemone
Arisaema

Aristida
Aristolochia
Aristolochiaceae
Armoracia
Arnica
Aronia
Arrhenatherum
Artemisia
Aruncus
Asarum

Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias
Ascyrum
Asparagus
Asperula
Asplenium
Asplenosorus
Aster
Astragalus
Athyrium

Atriplex
Avena
Azolla
PRONUNCIATION

AB-i-ês
u-BÛ-ti-lon
ak-u-LÎ-fu
ak-an-THÂ-sê-ê
u-kan-thô-PÂ-naks
u-kan-thô-SPER-mum
Â-ser
as-er-Â-sê-ê
ak-u-LÊ-u
ak-ô-NÎ-tum

AK-ô-rus
ak-TÊ-u
ad-i-AN-tum
ad-LÛ-mi-u
ê-gô-PÔ-di-um
ES-kû-lus
ê-THÛ-su
u-GAS-tu-kê
ag-ri-MÔ-ni-u
ag-rô-PÎ-run

ag-rô-STEM-u
u-GROS-tis
â-LAN-thus
Â-ru
â-î-zô-Â-sê-ê
AJ-oo-gu
u-KÊ-bi-u
al-ke-MIL-u
AL-ê-tris
u-LIZ-mu

u-liz-mu-TÂ-sê-ê
al-i-Â-ri-u
AL-i-um
AL-nus
al-ô-pê-KÛ-rus
al-THÊ-u
u-LIS-um
am-u-ran-THÂ-sê-ê
am-u-RAN-thus
am-u-ril-i-DÂ-sê-ê

am-BRÔ-zi-u
am-e-LAN-ki-er
u-MOF-i-lu
u-MOR-fu
am-pe-LOP-sis
am-fi-KÄR-pu
am-SÔ-ni-u
an-u-kär-di-Â-sê-ê
an-u-GAL-is
u-NAF-u-lis

an-KÛ-su
an-DROM-e-du
an-drô-PÔ-gon
an-e-MÔ-nê
u-nem-ô-NEL-u
u-NÊ-thum
an-JEL-i-ku
an-te-NÂ-ri-u
AN-the-mis
an-thok-SAN-thum

an-THRIS-kus
Â-pi-ôs
â-PLEK-trum
u-pos-i-NÂ-sê-ê
u-POS-i-num
ak-wi-fô-li-Â-sê-ê
ak-wi-LÊ-ji-u
ar-u-bi-DOP-sis
AR-u-bis
u-RÂ-sê-ê

AR-u-kis
u-RÂ-li-u
u-râ-li-Â-sê-ê
är-sû-THÔ-bi-um
ÄRK-shi-um
ärk-tô-STAF-i-los
ar-ê-NÂ-ri-u
ar-ê-THÛ-su

är-je-MÔ-nê
ar-i-SÊ-mu

u-RIS-ti-du
u-ris-tô-LÔ-ki-u
u-ris-tô-lô-ki-Â-sê-ê
är-mô-RÂ-shi-u
ÄR-ni-ku
u-RÔ-ni-u
a-rê-na-THÊ-rum
är-te-MIZ-i-u
u-RUN-kus
AS-u-rum

as-klê-pi-u-DÂ-sê-ê
as-KLÊ-pi-as
AS-i-rum
as-PAR-u-gus
as-PER-û-lu
as-PLÊ-ni-um
as-ple-nô-SÔ-rus
AS-ter
as-TRAG-u-lus
a-THIR-i-um

AT-ri-pleks
u-VÊ-nu
u-ZOL-u
AUTHORITIES

S,M&W(2),F
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T(2)
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
F, cf. Acanthopanax
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T

M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,(T),F
M&W,S,T
M&W,T,B,P
M&W,F
M&W,F
M&W,S
M&W,F

M&W,F
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S
M&W
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
S,T,(M&W)
M&W,(S),F
M&W,S,T

M&W
M&W,F
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,T,(S)
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,T

M&W(2),cf. Baptisia
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,F
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T

M&W,(S),(T), footnote 1
S,T,(M&W)
M&W,S
S(1),(T(1)),F,B
M&W,S,T
M&W,S
M&W,S,T
M&W,S
S,T,(M&W)
S,T,cf. Zanthoxylum

M&W,S,T
S,T,M&W(2),F
M&W,S,(T)
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,F
M&W,T
M&W,T

M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W,F
M&W(1),F,cf. Nasturtium
M&W,S,T
M&W,(S),(T), footnote 2
M&W(2),(S),(T),
  footnotes 1,2, cf. Aethusa
M&W(2),F,B, cf. Anemone
M&W,S,T

M&W,F
M&W,S,T
M&W,T
M&W(1),T,(S),cf. Acacia
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
S,F,B,P
T,(M&W(1),(S)
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T

M&W,T
M&W,S,T
M&W(2),F,B,P
M&W,S,T
M&W,S
M&W,S,T
F
M&W,S
M&W,S,T
M&W,S

M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T
M&W,S,T

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Updated Nov. 24, 2001