Scientific Name 

Parietaria hespera Hinton

Family  

Urticaceae

General

CI

     This is a small, inconspicuous herb, generally observed around CI in highly shaded sites, including deep in rock crevices with no direct sunlight.

 

References

More on this species at Calflora.               

The Jepson Manual (2012:  1263, Urticaceae by Robert E. Preston and Dennis W. Woodland).           

McAuley (1996:  535).

 

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Parietaria hespera on north slope of hill to south of Town Center, CI campus (10 April 2014).

 

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Parietaria hespera on Round Mountain, western face about half-way towards summit, among jumble of boulders (13 March 2016).

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Parietaria hespera on Round Mountain, western face about half-way towards summit, among jumble of boulders (13 March 2016).

 

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Parietaria hespera on north slope of hill above (south) of the University Park entrance area, CI campus (15 February 2013).

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Parietaria hesperaon Round Mountain, western face about half-way towards summit, among jumble of boulders (13 March 2016).

 

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Parietaria hespera among rocks just above (south) of Malibu Hall, CI campus (23 February 2016).