Urtica dioica L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Urtica dioica (rights holder: Huc Marian) © Huc Marian

Common Nettle

The common or stinging nettle is a well-known and highly successful 'weed' species (4). The roots are very tough and are yellow in colour, and the creeping stems, which often take root at their bases, produce shoots during spring (2). The oval-shaped leaves are easily recognised; they have deeply serrated edges and bear stinging hairs. These hollow hairs have a similar structure to hypodermic need... Text © Wildscreen

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