Parietaria praetermissa

B. D. Hinton
Sida 3: 192. 1968.
Endemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Herbs, annual, 1-5.5 dm. Stems freely branched, decumbent to ascending. Leaf blades narrowly to broadly ovate or rarely lanceolate, 1-6.5 × 0.6-4 cm, base rounded or very broadly cuneate, apex short- to long-acuminate or attenuate. Flowers: involucral bracts 1.3-4.7 mm; tepals 1.7-2.3 mm, equal to or shorter than bracts. Achenes light brown, asymmetric, 1-1.4 × 0.7-1.1 mm, apex obtuse, mucro subapical; stipe slanting, short-cylindric, not centered, basally dilated.


Phenology: Flowering winter–summer.
Habitat: Shell mounds, calcareous outcrops, hammocks, waste places
Elevation: 0-10 m

Distribution

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Fla., Ga., La., N.C., S.C.

Discussion

Parietaria praetermissa is endemic to the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains of southeastern United States. The name Parietaria floridana has been incorrectly applied to this species.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.