Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Urticaceae
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw.
small-spike false nettle
Boehmeria: after Georg Rudolf Boehmer (1723-1803) of Saxony
cylindrica: cylindrical
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall forb with no stinging hairs
Flower: green, tiny, 4-parted; inflorescence unbranched spikes from the upper leaf axils; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:oval, dry seed
Leaf:long-stalked, opposite, coarsely toothed
Habitat: wet to moist; woods, shores, marshes
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Boehmeria austrina Small
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. cylindrica
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. drummondiana (Wedd.) Wedd.
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. scabra Porter
Boehmeria decurrens Small
Boehmeria drummondiana Wedd.
Boehmeria scabra (Porter) Small
Urtica cylindrica L.

         
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