Taxon  Report   4118 
Hesperocnide tenella  Torrey
Western nettle,  Western stinging nettle, Western stingingnettle

Hesperocnide tenella
© 2009 Keir Morse
Hesperocnide tenella, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Hesperocnide tenella
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Hesperocnide
(many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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