Stachys chamissonis Benth. var. cooleyae (A. Heller) G. Mulligan & D. Munro
Stachys ciliata Epling
Stachys cooleyae A. Heller
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Genus||Stachys||From the Greek stachus for “ear of grain” or “a spike,” in reference to the spike-like form of the flowers|
|Species||chamissonis||After Adelbert von Chamisso (1781-1838), a French-born German botanist who botanized with J.F. Eschscholtz in the San Francisco Bay region in 1816 and accompanied him on a Russian expedition in search of the Northwest Passage|
|var.||cooleyae||After American botanist Grace Emily Cooley (1857-1916), author of Impressions of Alaska: with a List of Plants Collected in Alaska and Nanaimo, B.C. (1892)|
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Stachys chamissonis var. cooleyae description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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8/31/2007 · Silver Falls State Park, OR
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain
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