Calflora
Taxon  Report   8186    
Urtica dioica  L.  ssp. gracilis  (Aiton) Selander
American stinging nettle,  California nettle
Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: URTICACEAE  
Genus: Urtica
Parent: Urtica dioica
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Urtica californica
JEF + PLANTS: Urtica lyallii
JEF + PLANTS: Urtica gracilis
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More information about  Urtica dioica ssp. gracilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (URDIG)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2019).