Stinging Nettle(Urtica dioica)


  • Stinging Nettle

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Grows in moist, shaded woodland areas. Reaches about 4 feet tall at maturity, often grows in colonies. Leaves are lance-shaped and have sharp-toothed edges. Stems and leaves have hair-like structures.
ToxicitySkin irritant
Berries/FruitsLens-shaped capsule, approximately 1.5mm long
FlowersNumerous hanging clusters of inconspicuous, greenish flowers from May-September.