Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2199

Forb
Annual
Monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA, rare in NC-SC (notable sites include Stevens Ck & Congaree Swamp

Look for it in rich moist soil, usually on floodplains, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Greenish
Unisexual
Radially symmetrical
4 sepals
Petals absent
4 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Urtica chamaedryoides   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Urtica chamaedryoides   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 059-02-002:
Urtica chamaedryoides   FAMILY Urticaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Weak Nettle, Dwarf Stinging Nettle