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Urtica urens
dwarf nettle Nettle Family
Urtica urens Urticaceae
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English common name
  •dwarf nettle
Spanish common names
  •ortiga menor
  •achume
  •forniquilla
  •ortiga moheña
  •pica manos
  •picamoscas
  •picasarna
  •ronchona
  •yerba del ciego
accepted scientific name
  •Urtica urens L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Urtica urens (112)
family name
  •Urticaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.05 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed beginning of June thru end of February

How Likely at this Location (48%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (31)
Cal Photos (24)
Tony Valois NPS (7)
Chileflora (4)
Flora Mendocina (2)
base map where plant found

Forest
Disturbed
Grassland
Brush
Riparian
Rocky
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