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Stachys appalachiana

Stachys appalachiana D.B. Poind. & J.B. Nelson

Appalachian Hedgenettle, Blue Ridge Hedge-nettle

Lamiaceae (Mint family)


USDA Symbol: STAP5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Habitat: Open bogs and fens, wet areas, flood plains.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3157 - A new hedge-nettle (stachys: Lamiaceae) From the Southern applichian mountains (2011) Derick B. Poindexter

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-25
Research By: CBR

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