Pilea fontana

Family:Urticaceae
Species:Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb.
Common Name:clearweed, springs clearweed
Habitat:Exposed gravel and sand bars in streams, low areas in swamps, floodplain forests, and disturbed soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (NWI), OBL (NWI), S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Magnoliopsida
Sub Class Hamamelidae
Order Urticales
FamilyUrticaceae
Genus Pilea
Species Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb. - clearweed, springs clearweed

Citation

Citation Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydberg, Brittonia 1(2): 87. 1931.
Basionym: Adicea fontana Lunell, American Midland Naturalist 3: 7-8. 1913.
Type: NORTH DAKOTA: Benson Co.: Pleasant Lake, 2 Sep 1912, Lunell 336 (lectotype: MIN; isolectotypes: MIN 3 shts). Lectotypified by Boufford, Rhodora 90: 123. 1988.

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Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Chautauqua1988 NYS    
Clinton  NYFA_1990    
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Columbia1992 NYS    
Columbia1994 NYS    
Dutchess1989 NYS    
Dutchess  NYS    
Dutchess1994 NYS    
Dutchess  NYFA_1990    
Dutchess1994 BKL
BKL00067736
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie  NYFA_1990    
Essex  NYFA_1990    
Genesee1994 NYS    
Genesee1989 NYS    
Jefferson  NYFA_1990    
Livingston1989 NYS    
Monroe1989 NYS    
Niagara1990 NYS    
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Ontario  NYFA_1990    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange2010 BKL
BKL00098153
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2007 BKL
BKL00087111
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orleans1989 NYS    
Oswego1993 NYS    
Oswego1995 RCFS
accession # 10003
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Oswego1999 RCFS
accession # 12685
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Rockland1990 NYS    
Rockland  NYFA_1990    
Rockland1993 BKL
BKL00067737
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Schoharie1989 NYS    
Schoharie  NYFA_1990    
Seneca1997 RCFS
accession # 12688
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Seneca1997 RCFS
accession # 12689
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
St. Lawrence1987 BH   Anne Johnson
St. Lawrence1991 STLA   Anne Johnson
St. Lawrence1989 ESF   Anne Johnson
St. Lawrence1991 NYS    
St. Lawrence  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1988 NYS    
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Ulster1994 NYS    
Westchester1999 BKL
BKL00011358
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester2010 BKL
BKL00098076
Herbarium Name Used: Pilea fontana
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Yates  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Adicea fontana Adicea fontana Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 7. 1913.    
Pilea opaca Pilea opaca (Lunell) Rydb.