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Urtica urens, Wimpole Hall

Observed: 15th April 2012 By: martinjohnbishopmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plantsmartinjohnbishop’s reputation in Plants
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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Small Nettle (Urtica urens) interacts

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pod333's picture

Also known as Annual Nettle.

Also known as Annual Nettle.

Graeme's picture

How do you tell a small from

How do you tell a small from a common, I ahve always wondered? And are small nettle as common?

Graeme Davis

martinjohnbishop's picture

As the alternative name

As the alternative name states this is an annual with a simple root system. It is shorter to 60 cm. The perennial nettle has extensive yellow running stolons/rhizomes underground. It is taller to 200 cm or more.

Stace 3 p. 285:
Terminal leaf tooth longer than the adjacent laterals U. dioica

Terminal leaf tooth about as long as the adjacent laterals U. urens