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Dwarf Clearweed (Pilea pumila)

Plant Names (Nomenclature)

Common Plant Name Dwarf Clearweed
Scientific Plant Name Pilea pumila
Other Common Names
Other Scientific Names
Common Family Name Nettle
Scientific Family Name Urticaceae


Native Status Kansas Native
Native Definition Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States

Growth Characteristics

Growth Habit/Form Herb broad-leaved, herbaceous (non-woody) plant; wildflowers and forbs
Life Span Annual herbaceous; lives only one year
Maximum Height 1.0 feet height in feet
Maximum Spread 1.0 feet width in feet
Flower Color Green, colors of the flowers
Flowering Season May - July typical months to expect blooms
Reproduction Seed Only methods of reproduction

Growth Requirements

Sun Exposure Shade
Soil Moisture Wet to Moist


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