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|Family: Urticaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hesperocnide||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hesperocnide tenella Torr.
Stem: < 5 dm. Leaf: 4--40 mm, ovate, thin, blunt-serrate; stipules small; petiole +- < blade, slender; crystals generally elongate, rounder in fully exposed pls. Inflorescence: < petiole, +- spheric. Flower: calyx 1--1.5 mm. Fruit: ovate.
Ecology: Moist, shaded areas, often at base of rocks or shrubs, in chaparral, coastal scrub, riparian woodland, mesic oak woodland; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CW, SW (uncommon NCo, NCoRI, SNF); Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Dennis W. Woodland
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Previous taxon: Hesperocnide
Next taxon: Parietaria
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Dennis W. Woodland 2016. Hesperocnide tenella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28033, accessed on July 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 27, 2016.