Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Mark Czarnota

Mark Czarnota

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Moraceae
Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai
hairy crabweed
Fatoua: unknown derivation
villosa: Latin for "with hairs"
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb, up to 3'-4' tall; sap not milky; taprooted
Flower: purplish-green, no petals; inflorescence of several flowers in 1" rounded clusters (cymes) from the leaf axils; blooms summer into fall
Fruit:white, oval, 3-angled achene that explodes when ripe
Leaf:alternate; triangular with somewhat heart-shaped base, deeply rounded teeth
Habitat: fields, disturbed areas, often with ornamental plants
(Glossary)

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Urtica villosa Thunberg

         
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