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Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae

Stachys chamissonis Benth. var. cooleyae (A. Heller) G. Mulligan & D. Munro

Stachys ciliata Epling

Stachys cooleyae A. Heller

Great Hedge-nettle

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusStachysFrom the Greek stachus for “ear of grain” or “a spike,” in reference to the spike-like form of the flowers
SpecieschamissonisAfter Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838), a French-born German botanist who botanized with J.F. Eschscholtz in the San Francisco Bay region in 1816 and accompanied him on a Russian expedition in search of the Northwest Passage
var.cooleyaeAfter American botanist Grace Emily Cooley (1857-1916), author of Impressions of Alaska: with a List of Plants Collected in Alaska and Nanaimo, B.C. (1892)

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Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 13 Jun 2010.

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Stachys chamissonis (Great Hedge-nettle)

8/31/2007 · Silver Falls State Park, OR
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain

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