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Wood Nettle [Laportea canadensis]

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Common Name: Wood Nettle
Scientic Name: Laportea canadensis
Colors: Green
Months Appearing: June, July

Do not touch! Stinging hairs!

Nettle family

Note: Leaves are alternate in this specie. ( Stinging Nettle leaves are opposite.)

Height: 1 to 4 feet. 

Edge of Muskegon River in deep woods. Big Rapids, Michigan.

June 29