Taxon  Report   8188 
Urtica urens  L.
Annual stinging nettle,  Dwarf nettle
Urtica urens
© 2015 Belinda Lo
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Urtica urens
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Urtica urens
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Urtica urens, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Urtica urens
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Family: URTICACEAE  
Genus: Urtica
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Urtica urens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (URUR)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 28, 2016).

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