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Stachys palustris  L.
Marsh hedgenettle
Stachys palustris is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Stachys
Family: Lamiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSStachys palustris var. elliptica
PLANTSStachys palustris var. petiolata
PLANTSStachys palustris var. segetum
iNatStachys pilosa var. pilosa
JM93Stachys palustris ssp. pilosa
Information about  Stachys palustris from other sources
USDA PLANTS Profile (STPA)

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[Wikipedia] Common Names, Eurasia Native, Name Meaning: Stachys palustris, commonly known as marsh woundwort,[2] clown's woundwort, clown's heal-all, marsh hedgenettle,[3] or hedge-nettle,[4] is an edible[5] perennial grassland herb growing to 80 centimeters tall. It is native to parts of Eurasia but has been introduced to North America.[4] The species epithet palustris is Latin for "of the marsh" and indicates its common habitat.[6] (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/21/2024).