Calflora
Taxon  Report   7754    
Stachys albens  A. Gray
Cobwebby hedge nettle,  White hedge nettle, Whitestem hedgenettle
Stachys albens
© 2018 Liz Block
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Stachys albens
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Stachys albens
© 2015 John Doyen
Stachys albens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Stachys albens
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Stachys
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Stachys albens var. juliensis
ICPN: Stachys lanuginosa
ICPN: Stachys malacophylla
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More information about  Stachys albens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (STAL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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