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Eucnide rupestris

Eucnide rupestris (Baill.) H.J. Thomp. & Ernst

Rock Nettle, Rock Stingbush

Loasaceae (Loasa family)

Synonym(s): Sympetaleia rupestris

USDA Symbol: EURU5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Dec


Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, washes.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eucnide rupestris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eucnide rupestris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eucnide rupestris


Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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