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Hairy Pinweed
Lechea mucronata
(formerly Lechea villosa)

Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata) Other common names: Large Pinweed

Other scientific names: Lechea villosa

Family: Rock Rose Family (Cistaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  Red/Pink, Green/Brown;  Indistinguishable parts (petals)

Leaves: Alternate

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 408   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: villosa: soft-hairy

Photographs: 4 photographs available, of which 4 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata)

Hairy Pinweed has very hairy stems.

Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata)

Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata)

Spent flowers of Hairy Pinweed.

Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata)

Range map for Hairy Pinweed (Lechea mucronata)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)