Latin name: Stachys rigida Benth.
  Pronunciation: STAY-kis RI-ji-da

  Common name: Rigid hedge-nettle
  Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)
  Habitat: Moist places to 8000', montane coniferous
  forest, mountains of San Diego Co. north

  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Stachys
  2) rigida
  Two vars. (rigida and quercetorum) in SoCal
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