Taxon  Report   7753 
Stachys ajugoides  Benth.  var. rigida  (Benth.) Jepson & Hoover
Rigid hedge nettle
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Stachys ajugoides var. rigida
© 2008 Keir Morse
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida
© 2008 Keir Morse
Stachys ajugoides var. rigida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Note: Still active because of a split in TJM2

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Stachys ajugoides var. rigida
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Stachys
Parent Record Stachys ajugoides
Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Stachys bergii
TJM2 accepted name: Stachys rigida var. quercetorum
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Stachys rigida var. rigida
More information about  Stachys ajugoides var. rigida
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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