Taxon  Report   8754 
Boehmeria cylindrica  (L.) Sw.
Smallspike false nettle
Boehmeria cylindrica
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Boehmeria cylindrica
© 2007 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Boehmeria cylindrica
© 2007 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Boehmeria cylindrica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Boehmeria cylindrica
© 2007 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Boehmeria
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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PLANTS: Boehmeria austrina
PLANTS: Boehmeria cylindrica var. drummondiana
PLANTS: Boehmeria cylindrica var. scabra
PLANTS: Boehmeria decurrens
PLANTS: Boehmeria drummondiana
PLANTS: Boehmeria scabra
PLANTS: Urtica cylindrica
ICPN: Boehmeria nivea
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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