Page author: David Giblin
Parietaria pensylvanica
Pennsylvania pellitory

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory south to California, east across southern Canada and the U.S. to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Woods to shaded banks, beneath ledges of large rocks, from low to middle elevations.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 4(2): 955. 1806. 1806.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Parietaria obtusa Rydb. ex Small
Parietaria occidentalis Rydb.
Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl. ex Willd. var. obtusa (Rydb. ex Small) Shinners
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Parietaria pensylvanica in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Parietaria pensylvanica checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Parietaria pensylvanica atlas page.

CalPhotos: Parietaria pensylvanica photos.

USDA Plants: Parietaria pensylvanica information.

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