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Urtica dioica (Common Nettle) is a species of perennial herb in the family Urticaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Canada, Alaska, Western North America, United States, The Contiguous United States, and Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes. Flowers are visited by Sceliphron destillatorium. Individuals can grow to 0.96 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Common Nettle. View this species on GBIF