Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2450

Forb
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, on waste ground, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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 nivea   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Boehmeria nivea   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 059-03-002:
Boehmeria nivea   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Ramium niveum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Boehmeria nivea

 

COMMON NAME:
Ramie