New common names

Since the pandemic started I’ve heard lots of people (including some of my friends and random people on the trail) call Cephalanthus occidentalis “Covid Plant”, presumably as a reference to the flowers. :D

Have you heard any other new common names recently?


Here’s the flowers of the “Covid Plant”:


If anything, it should be called “Virus Plant” since a lot of viruses have spike proteins. However, I do not know if other plants have similar looking flowers.

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Well yeah but I can’t say them in public.