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Parietaria pensylvanica

Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.

Pennsylvania Pellitory, Pennsylvania Cucumber Plant

Urticaceae (Nettle Family)

USDA Symbol: PAPE5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Parietaria pensylvanica

Hammerwort, Pellitory


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, Texas 78023.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Very prevalent in shade under Juniperus ashii. Soil conditions rocky, but with dirt and humus.

Description: Erect annual, mature calyx is campanulate, subglobose, to 2 mm. Stems simple and pubescent, slender. Leaves with slender petioles, elliptic-lanceolate, to 4 cm, petioles 2 cm. Flower clusters sessile, bracts exceeding calyx.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: May 3, 1994
Specimen number: 56

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1076
Accession Date: Jun 19, 1996
Accession Number: 89

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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