Laportea canadensis (L.) Gaud. - Stinging Nettle
Family - Urticaceae
Stems - No info yet.
Note the many stinging hairs.
Leaves - No info yet.
Inflorescence - No info yet.
Flowers - No info yet.
Flowering - May - September.
Habitat - Bottomland forests, wet woods, floodplain forests.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This species can be found throughout Missouri. The plant can be found in large quantities in bottomland forests and river floodplain forests. In Missouri, the plant is nearly always associated with other floodplain species like Elymus virginicus and Viola striata.
Photographs taken at Arkansas Post Memorial, AR., 9-7-06.