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Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae (Coastal hedgenettle)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae

Stachys chamissonis Benth. var. cooleyae (A. Heller) G. Mulligan & D. Munro

Coastal Hedgenettle, Great Hedgenettle

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Stachys ciliata, Stachys cooleyae

USDA Symbol: STCHC3

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

Stout, 4-sided, leafy stems grow in patches and have deep reddish-lavender bilaterally symmetrical flowers in whorls at intervals in a spike at top.

The moist habitat is typical for Hedge-nettles. Other western species may have smaller, paler flowers and middle and upper leaves without stalks.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Distribution: Southern British Columbia to southern Oregon, from the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Coast.
Native Habitat: Swamps and moist low ground from sea level to moderate elevations.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-08-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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