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Table 2 The 20 most often listed folk taxa by all participants (n = 60), women (n = 16), men (n = 24) and children and adolescents (n = 20, 9 boys and 11 girls), ordered according times mentioned

From: Local plant knowledge and its variation among farmer’s families in the Napf region, Switzerland

Scientific name Times mentioned Women (n = 16) Men (n = 24) Children and adolescents (n = 20, 9 boys and 11 girls) All participants (n=60) Scientific name Times mentioned
German name Scientific name Times mentioned German name Scientific name Times mentioned German name German name
Taraxacum officinale 52 Schwarzer Holunder Sambucus nigra 14 Löwenzahn Taraxacum officinale 22 Löwenzahn Löwenzahn Taraxacum officinale 16
Rumex obtusifolius 43 Löwenzahn Taraxacum officinale 14 Blacke Rumex obtusifolius 20 Sonnenblume Blacke Helianthus annuus 12
Rubus fruticosus agg 36 Blacke Rumex obtusifolius 14 Rotklee Trifolium pratense 18 Apfelbaum Brombeere Malus domestica 11
Abies alba 34 Brombeere Rubus fruticosus agg 14 Weissklee Trifolium repens 18 Ahorn Weisstanne Acer pseudoplatanus 10
Rubus idaeus 33 Himbeere Rubus idaeus 13 Knaulgras Dactylis glomerata 15 Blacke Himbeere Rumex obtusifolius 9
Malus domestica 33 Hahnenfuss Ranunculus acris, R. repens 13 Englisch Raygras Lolium perenne 14 Weisstanne Apfelbaum Abies alba 9
Sambucus nigra 33 Weisstanne Abies alba 12 Spitzwegerich Plantago lanceolate 14 Birnbaum Schwarzer Holunder Pyrus communis 9
Urtica dioica 33 Margrite Leucanthemum vulgare 12 Apfelbaum Malus domestica 14 Linde Brennessel Tilia cordata/T 9
Picea abies 33 Rotklee Trifolium pratense 12 Buche Fagus sylvatica 14 Brennessel Rottanne Platyphyllos 9
Acer pseudoplatanus 32 Weissklee Trifolium repens 12 Ahorn Acer pseudoplatanus 13 Gras Ahorn Urtica dioica 9
Trifolium pratense 32 Rottanne Picea abies 12 Brombeere Rubus fruticosus agg 13 Brombeere Rotklee Poaceae 9
Trifolium repens 32 Spitzwegerich Plantago lanceolate 11 Rottanne Picea abies 13 Eiche Weissklee Rubus fruticosus agg 9
Plantago lanceolate 31 Heubeere Vaccinium myrtillus 11 Hasel Corylus avellana 13 Rottanne Spitzwegerich Picea abies 8
Fagus sylvatica 29 Schlüsselblume Primula elatior, P. veris 11 Brennessel Urtica dioica 13 Himbeere Buche Rubus idaeus 8
Ranunculus acris / R. repens 29 Brennessel Urtica dioica 11 Birnbaum Pyrus communis 13 Zwetschgenbaum Hahnenfuss Prunus domestica 8
Pyrus communis 29 Vogelbeere Sorbus aucuparia 11 Weisstanne Abies alba 13 Schwarzer Holunder Birnbaum Sambucus nigra 7
Tilia cordata/T. platyphyllos 28 Buche Fagus sylvatica 10 Timothegras Phleum pratense 12 Farn Linde Polypodiaceae 7
Leucanthemum vulgare 28 Thymian Thymus serpyllum 10 Esche Fraxinus excelsior 12 Gänseblümchen Margrite Bellis perennis 7
Corylus avellana 26 Hasel Corylus avellana 10 Margrite Leucanthemum vulgare 12 Hahnenfuss Hasel Ranunculus acris / R. repens 7
Primula elatior, P. veris 26 Salbei Salvia officinalis 9 Schwarzer Holunder Sambucus nigra 12 Klee Schlüsselblume Trifolium spp. 7