Calflora
Taxon  Report   7759    
Stachys pycnantha  Benth.
Short spike hedge nettle,  Shortspike hedgenettle
Stachys pycnantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Stachys

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Ultramafic affinity: 2.2; (weak indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Stachys ajugoides var. cymosa
More information about  Stachys pycnantha

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2020).