Boehmeria cylindrica
(False Nettle)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: False Nettle, Small Spike False Nettle, Bog Hemp
    Synonyms: Boehmeria austrina, Boehmeria decurrens, Boehmeria drummondiana, Boehmeria scabra, Urtica cylindrica
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - September
    Status: Native

Boehmeria cylindrica, or False Nettle, is native to the eastern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows in moist swamps, along shores, on bog, marsh and swamp edges and in moist woods and thickets.

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