Small Nettle - Urtica urens
Short to medium plant with weakly stinging hairs, the leaves more coarsely toothed than U. dioica and the lower leaves shortly stalked, not long stalked. Male and female flowers on the same plant, many female and few male, in ascending spikes.
Cultivated, waste and disturbed ground, gardens.
June to October.
Common throughout Britain, especially in the east.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 267 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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