Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Stachys tenuifolia Willd. var. tenuifolia image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Merel R. Black

Robert Bierman

Robert Bierman

Robert W. Freckmann

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Lamiaceae
Stachys tenuifolia Willd. var. tenuifolia
narrow-leaved hedge-nettle, smooth hedge-nettle
Stachys: from the Greek stachus for "ear of grain" or "a spike," in reference to the spike-like form of the flowers
tenuifolia: with finely-divided, slender leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, to 40" tall, aromatic forb, not hairy; stems square, usually unbranched
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 3/8"-2/3" long, flower drawing; inflorescence separated whorls of stalkless flowers from the upper leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, thin, oblong with a pointed tip, toothed, stalked
Habitat: shade; moist
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Stachys glabra Riddell
Stachys hispida Pursh
Stachys palustris L. var. hispida (Pursh) B.Boivin
Stachys tenuifolia Willd. var. hispida (Pursh) Fernald
Stachys tenuifolia Willd. var. platyphylla Fernald

         
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