Hesperocnide tenella

Torrey

Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 139. 1857.

Common names: Western-nettle
Illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants with taproot, 0.8-6 dm. Leaf blades 1-6 × 1-4 cm, base broadly cuneate, rounded, or cordate, apex acute or short-acuminate to obtuse tip. Flowers sessile to short-pedicellate; perianth sac microscopically 2-4-lobed at apex, 0.4-0.8 mm. Achenes ovoid to broadly ovoid, 1-1.4 × 0.8-1 mm. 2n = 24.


Phenology: Flowering spring–early summer.
Habitat: Moist, shaded places in chaparral, deserts, grasslands, and woodlands, or in open areas
Elevation: 0-1000 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (n Baja California).

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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David E. Boufford +
Torrey +
Western-nettle +
Calif. +  and Mexico (n Baja California). +
0-1000 m +
Moist, shaded places in chaparral, deserts, grasslands, and woodlands, or in open areas +
Flowering spring–early summer. +
Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
Illustrated +
Hesperocnide tenella +
Hesperocnide +
species +