Calflora
Taxon  Report   8443    
Urtica dioica  L.
Stinging nettle
Urtica dioica, 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
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

More information about  Urtica dioica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (URDI)


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: Aug 24, 2019).