Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica)
Scientific Name: Urtica dioica
Common Name: Stinging Nettle
Toxicity: Skin irritant
Berries/Fruits: Lens-shaped capsule, approximately 1.5mm long
Flowers: Numerous hanging clusters of inconspicuous greenish flowers from May- September
Description: 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.