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Search Results:     Genus: Urtica  

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Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Moraceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai * +
              hairy crabweed
                 Urtica villosa Thunberg
Image of Fatoua villosa (Thunb.) Nakai
      Family Urticaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. * +
              small-spike false nettle
                 Boehmeria austrina Small
                 Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. cylindrica
                 Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. drummondiana (Wedd.) Wedd.
                 Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw. var. scabra Porter
                 Boehmeria decurrens Small
                 Boehmeria drummondiana Wedd.
                 Boehmeria scabra (Porter) Small
                 Urtica cylindrica L.
Image of Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw.
            Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd. * +
              Canadian wood-nettle
                 Urtica canadensis L.
                 Urticastrum divaricatum (L.) Kuntze
                 Urtica divaricata L.
Image of Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.
            Pilea pumila (L.) A.Gray * +
              Canadian clearweed
                 Adicea deamii Lunell
                 Adicea pumila (L.) Raf.
                 Pilea pumila (L.) A.Gray var. deamii (Lunell) Fernald
                 Pilea pumila (L.) A.Gray var. pumila
                 Urtica pumila L.
Image of Pilea pumila (L.) A.Gray
            Urtica L. *
              nettle (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Urtica dioica L. subsp. gracilis (Aiton) Selander * +
              stinging nettle
                 Urtica californica Greene
                 Urtica cardiophylla Rydb.
                 Urtica dioica L. var. angustifolia Schltdl.
                 Urtica dioica L. var. californica (Greene) C.L.Hitchc.
                 Urtica dioica L. var. gracilis (Aiton) Roy L.Taylor & MacBryde
                 Urtica dioica L. var. lyallii (S.Watson) C.L.Hitchc.
                 Urtica dioica L. var. procera (Muhl. ex Willd.) Wedd.
                 Urtica gracilis Aiton
                 Urtica lyallii S.Watson
                 Urtica lyallii S.Watson var. californica (Greene) Jeps.
                 Urtica major H.P.Fuchs
                 Urtica procera Muhl. ex Willd.
                 Urtica serra auct. non Blume
                 Urtica strigosissima Rydb.
                 Urtica viridis Rydb.
Image of Urtica dioica L. subsp. gracilis (Aiton) Selander
            Urtica urens L. *
              [Excluded] burning nettle, dwarf nettle, stinging nettle
Image of Urtica urens L.

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