Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3982

Forb
Annual
Monoecious

Non-native
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Greenish?
Unisexual
4-5 sepals in staminate flowers, 2-4 in pistillate flowers
Petals absent
4-5 stamens in staminate flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Laportea aestuans   FAMILY Urticaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Laportea aestuans   FAMILY Urticaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
West Indian Wood Nettle


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image of Laportea aestuans

Keith Bradley    kab_l_aestuans_78651

September    Miami-Dade County    FL

Plants with stipitate-glandular trichomes as well as stinging trichomes, per Weakley's Flora.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE False Nettle, Wood Nettle and Stinging Nettle

image of Laportea aestuans

Keith Bradley    kab_l_aestuans_78660

September    Miami-Dade County    FL

Staminate & pistillate flwrs in same panicle, or proximal panicles staminate, per Flora of North America.