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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Cnidoscolus urens var. stimulosus (Michx.) Govaerts
Finger rot, Tread Softly
USDA Symbol: cnurs
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
White, trumpet-shaped flowers are in a few-flowered, terminal cluster on a plant covered with stinging hairs.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
AL , FL , GA , KY , LA , MS , NC , SC , VA Native Distribution:
Virginia south to Florida; west to Texas. Native Habitat:
Sandy woods and fields along the coastal plain. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Picayune, MS
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff