Calflora
Taxon  Report   3541    
Eucnide rupestris  (Baill.) H. J. Thomps. & W. R. Ernst
Rock nettle
Eucnide rupestris
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Eucnide rupestris, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America, Arizona, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Eucnide rupestris
© 2003 Debra Valov
Family: LOASACEAE  
Genus: Eucnide
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Sympetaleia rupestris
More information about  Eucnide rupestris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (EURU5)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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