Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Stachys pilosa
Woundwort, WOUNDWORT
Taxonomy

Synonyms: Stachys palustris homotricha, Stachys palustris, Stachys palustris phaneropoda, Stachys palustris var. nipigonensis, Stachys pilosa var. homotricha, Stachys palustris pilosa, Stachys pilosa var. pilosa, Stachys palustris var homotricha

Subspecific taxa:

Classification:

Other taxonomic & nomenclature sources: USDA PlantsITISThe Plant ListIPNI

Species Distribution
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County Map Legend
Absent:
Not known from county
Medium confidence:
Medium or unknown confidence;
often old records or unverifiable observations
Medium-high confidence:
Often observations by expert botanists
High confidence:
Often vouchered herbarium records
Planted / introduced:
Native species introduced outside historic range,
or only in planted locations within county (e.g., restorations)
Historic / extirpated:
Only historic records for the species; likely extirpated
(Note that this category is not yet functional)

North American distribution maps for this species: FLNAUSDA PlantsBONAPBISON

Collection & Observation Phenology [?]

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Collection & Observation Timeline [?]

Species Status

Status/Listing: No Information

Notes:

Origin: Native

Species Description

General: Dicot-herb, perennial

Roots: primary, adventitious, rhizomes, tubers

Shoots: opposite leaf arrangment; simple leaf type; crenate leaf margin; Pinnate leaf venation

Inflorescence: spike

Flowers: perfect; 5 merous; complete, irregular; violet; hypogynous ovary position

Fruit: nut

Physiology: autotrophic; C3 C02 fixation

Ecology & Natural History

Habitat: Species is distributed in meadows, fields. Species is distributed on wet to moist ground.

ILPIN Notes: This is including var. nipigonesis Jennings. Tubers and rootstocks are used as a fresh or cooked vegetable. Species is occasional to common in northern half, rare elsewhere. Species has sessile leaves. Tubers and rootstocks are used as fresh or cooked vegetables. Species has petioled leaves. Species is found in western Illinois.

Functional Relationships:

Human Relationships:

  • Edibility [?] : yes
  • Showy Flowers:

Wildlife and Livestock Information:

  • Food Value:
  • Cover Value:

Coefficient of Conservatism (C-value) [?] :

  • Entire State:
  • Chicago Area: 5

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