Taxon  Report   8754    
Boehmeria cylindrica  (L.) Sw.
Smallspike false nettle
Boehmeria cylindrica
© 2007 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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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
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Boehmeria
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Boehmeria austrina
PLANTS: Boehmeria cylindrica var. drummondiana
PLANTS: Boehmeria cylindrica var. scabra
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More information about  Boehmeria cylindrica
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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 17, 2019).