Calflora
Taxon  Report   8187    
Urtica dioica  L.  ssp. holosericea  (Nutt.) Thorne
Giant creek nettle,  Hoary nettle, Mountain nettle, Stinging nettle
Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Urtica holosericea
PLANTS: Urtica breweri
PLANTS: Urtica dioica var. holosericea
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More information about  Urtica dioica ssp. holosericea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (URDIH)


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).