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Digital Herbaria

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 pennsylvanica

Pennsylvania Pelitory


Location: 20 m N of E end of East-West Path--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dense, extensive colony in half-day shade, on caliche, among Poaceae.

Description: Weak stemmed, slender annual; finely pubescent. Petioles thread-like. Leaves medium-green, rhombic-lanceolate. Flower clusters sessil in most axils. Bracts of involucre linear, obtuse, much exceeding calyx. Calyx lobes acute.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 582

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0869
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: PXFRB Polygamous (In fruit)

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