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When rubbed agaisnt cause a burning sensation

2 Species ID Suggestions

Wood Nettle
Laportea canadensis Wild Edible Plants - Nettles
Urtica dioica Urtica dioica

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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

I don’t think this is Urtica dioica, which has thinner leaves. Laportea canadensis, however, seems to be a better match. See the link in my ID suggestion for a comparison of the two species.

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Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 16, 2014
Submitted on Aug 16, 2014

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