Laportea canadensis
(Canada Nettle)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Canada Nettle, Wood Nettle, Canada Wood Nettle, Canadian Wood Nettle
    Synonyms: Urtica canadensis, Urticastrum divaricatum
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: June - September
    Status: Native

Laportea canadensis, or Canada Nettle, is native to the eastern half of the US. It is a perennial that grows in moist woods, swamps and floodplains. It blooms in mid to late summer with white to green flowers.

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