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Stinging Nettle

Observed: 26th May 2010 By: CISCIS’s reputation in PlantsCIS’s reputation in Plants
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Species with which Stinging Nettle (Urtica dioica) interacts

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Ouch!

Because these grow into clumps by spreading vegetatively, these clumps are all identical plants. Occasionally, you can find large masses that have a genetic oddity, and don't actually sting. They tend not to be noticed because few people go around testing whether they do sting or not!