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Hackelia virginiana (Beggarslice)
Smith, R.W.

Hackelia virginiana

Hackelia virginiana (L.) I.M. Johnst.

Beggarslice, Beggar's-lice, Stickseed, Sticktight, Wild Comfrey, Virginia Stickseed

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Lappula virginiana, Myosotis virginiana

USDA Symbol: HAVI2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-05-07
Research By: JAM

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