Plant Database forum: Correcting common name for Jovibarba heuffelii

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 7, 2013 3:11 PM CST
Dave, I've been trying to delete the common name 'rollers' from all the Jovibarba heuffelii entries. Roller is not a common name for them. It is the common name for all other Jovibarba species/cultivars.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Jul 7, 2013 7:24 PM CST

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All species of Jovibarba (including J. heuffelii) are a part of the Jovibarbas database. The parent plant for that database is at Jovibarbas (Sempervivum heuffelii) and it includes the common name "Rollers". Therefore, all child plants of that entry will inherit that name.

The only way I can see to prevent this is to remove that common name from the parent plant.
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jul 7, 2013 7:39 PM CST
I think we should remove it then. I can add the common name rollers to the other Jovibarba species.
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Jul 7, 2013 7:45 PM CST

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Done! Thumbs up
Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator I helped beta test the first seed swap Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Ideas: Master Level Sempervivums
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valleylynn
Jul 7, 2013 7:49 PM CST
Thank you Dave. Group hug
Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Region: Texas Master Gardener: Texas Permaculture Raises cows I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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dave
Jul 7, 2013 7:58 PM CST

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I tip my hat to you.

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