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Hackelia americana
nodding stickseed

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in north-central and northeastern Washington; circumboreal, south to northern Washington, east across northern Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains to northeastern North America.

Habitat: Thickets and open woodland.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual, Biennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, butterflies


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Accepted Name:
Hackelia americana (A. Gray) Fernald
Publication: Rhodora 40: 341. 1938.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Hackelia deflexa (Wahlenb.) Opiz ssp. americana (A. Gray) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Hackelia deflexa (Wahlenb.) Opiz var. americana (A. Gray) Fernald & I.M. Johnst. [HC]
Lappula deflexa (Wahlenb.) Garcke ssp. americana (A. Gray) Hultén
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Hackelia americana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Hackelia americana checklist entry

OregonFlora: Hackelia americana information

E-Flora BC: Hackelia americana atlas page

CalPhotos: Hackelia americana photos

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