Taxon  Report   7757    
Stachys chamissonis  Benth.
Coast hedge nettle,  Coastal hedgenettle
Stachys chamissonis
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
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Stachys chamissonis
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Stachys chamissonis
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Stachys chamissonis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Stachys chamissonis
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Genus: Stachys
Communities: Redwood Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Stachys flaccida
ICPN: Stachys chamissonis var. chamissonis
More information about  Stachys chamissonis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).