Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in swamp forests, bottomlands, bogs, tidal marshes, other marshes, other wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish
Unisexual
4 sepals (staminate)/2-4 sepals (pistillate)
Petals absent

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Boehmeria cylindrica   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Boehmeria cylindrica   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 059-03-001:
Boehmeria cylindrica   FAMILY Urticaceae

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Boehmeria cylindrica

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Boehmeria drummondiana

 

COMMON NAME:
False Nettle