Monolepis Nuttalliana, or more commonly know as Nuttall's Povertyweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and green flowers of the genus Monolepis. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 0.8 feet at maturity. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Monolepis Nuttalliana or Nuttall's Povertyweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
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