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|Family: Urticaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Parietaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Parietaria hespera||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Parietaria hespera Hinton var. hespera
Leaf: blade ovate to lanceolate on older stems, width < length. Flower: calyx green to dark red-brown, lobes erect, acute or abruptly narrowed below mucronate tip.
Ecology: Rocky slopes, dry washes, in oak woodland, coastal scrub, chaparral, desert scrub; Elevation: 5--1375 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, c&s CCo, SCoRO, SW, s W&I, DMoj exc DMtns, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, New Mexico, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Plants with narrowly lanceolate leaves sometimes confused with Parietaria pensylvanica.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Dennis W. Woodland
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Parietaria hespera var. californica
Next taxon: Parietaria judaica
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Dennis W. Woodland 2016. Parietaria hespera var. hespera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=63009, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.