Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Urtica dioica, Stinging Nettle, European Nettle

Common Name: Stinging Nettle, European Nettle

Family: Urticaceae

Genus: Urtica

Species: dioica

Potential Hazzards or Invasiveness

Attractive to Wildlife

(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Valuable butterfly larval host but if you touch it you won't soon forget it!"
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