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Clearweed (Pilea pumila)

Image ID: 2011/mr46L

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Other common names: Canadian Clearweed, Richweed
Family: Urticaceae (Nettle)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: June to October
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.125 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Mon River Trail
Date:  8/13/2011
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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