Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.
Parietaria obtusa Rydb. ex Small
Parietaria occidentalis Rydb.
Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd. var. obtusa (Rydb. ex Small) Shinners
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Urticales||Includes cannabis, nettles, mulberries, elms, others|
|Genus||Parietaria||Derives from the Latin parietarius, “of walls,” which descends from Greek paries, “a wall,” where the plant likes to grow, as Pliny knew when he described it|
|Species||pensylvanica||Of or from Pennsylvania|
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Parietaria pensylvanica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.
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9/6/2018 · By Jacquelyn Boyt
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