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Wood Nettle (Laportea canadensis)
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Other common names: Canada Nettle
Family: Urticaceae (Nettle)
Height: 1.5 to 4 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.125 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Elongate clusters, Regular blooms, 4 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
More photos of this flower
- Slender Nettle
Slender nettle has a narrower leaf, while that of wood nettle is ovate.
- Tall Nettle
Compare the leaves. Tall nettle has a more elongate leaf.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.