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May 8, 2015 12:09 PM CST
Name: Lori Bright
San Luis Obispo, California (Zone 7a)
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Hi, Sorry I missed this forum and posted this question in the Plant Database too. OOps...

Hi, Thanks for this place, I'm in love with this site. I have a logistics question. I've got my "Plant List" going but all the plants are listed (alphabetically) Common Name first. For me it's backwards. Can I make my list Genus, Species and then Common Name. Those Common Names are such a regional thing.
I love this place either way. So many questions, so much fun.
Thank you, Lori
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May 12, 2015 7:55 PM CST
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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Welcome to ATP, Lori.

I just tried playing with my plant list, and I don't think it's possible to change the order.
@Dave?

Karen
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May 12, 2015 8:21 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
I have no use for internet bullies!
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LlamaLlori Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!
Whistling Don't get me started on that subject. Grumbling I try very hard to ignore the 'wonky' list which is in a very odd alphabetical order.
I asked once before but I think it was either not possible or not practical.
Hope by now something has changed and it becomes possible for you...and for me, too. *Blush*
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
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May 12, 2015 8:36 PM CST
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Region: Gulf Coast Charter ATP Member I helped beta test the first seed swap I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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This is a duplicate of a post in another forum were the problem was addressed.
The thread "Genus First?" in Plant Database forum
Plants in your plant list are in alphabetical order by genus, but the common name shows in front of the genus so it appears to be out of order.
wildflowersoftexas.com



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May 12, 2015 8:38 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
I have no use for internet bullies!
Avid Green Pages Reviewer Keeper of Poultry Vegetable Grower Rabbit Keeper Frugal Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level
Plant Identifier Region: Georgia Native Plants and Wildflowers Composter Garden Sages Bookworm
Well, don't I feel more stupid now than I did a few minutes ago. Sad
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
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