Calflora
Taxon  Report   9267    
Urtica dioica  L.  ssp. dioica 
Stinging nettle
Urtica dioica ssp. dioica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Urtica gracilis var. latifolia
More information about  Urtica dioica ssp. dioica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (URDID)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: Nov 12, 2019).