Wood Nettle

Lapportea canadensis

Family Urticaceae
Bloom Summer
Habitat Moist forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-3′
Flower Female flowers form loose clusters from upper leaf axils. Male flowers form from lower leaf axils.
Leaf Leaves are widely oval, alternate, coarsely toothed and hairy.
Notes This plant is Hazardous! It can be toxic if ingested and will cause skin irritation if touched. It blooms in July and August.


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