Parietaria officinalis (Pellitory-of-the -wall)

Pellitory-of-the -wall


Parietaria officinalis

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Parietaria officinalis L. subsp. judaica (L.) Béguinot / Parietaria judaica L. – (Pellitory-of-the -wall)

Perennial herb of the Nettle family -urticaceae- up to 50 cm. Reddish stems, pubescent. Non stinging leaves, rhomboid, with two couples of lateral nerves; stalked, alternate, which become stuck on clothes easily. Flowers in clusters, according to sex. The fruit is a nut. In walls (hence its name) and rubbish..

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