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Eucnide rupestris

Velcro Plant, Rock Nettle

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial or forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, northerly exposures
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
Flower color2: yellow and green
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Loasaceae (stick leaf family)
Synonym(s)1: Sympetaleia rupestris
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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