131519 SMALL NETTLE Urtica urens (Urticacae) Height to 50cm
Similar to Common Nettle but smaller and annual. FLOWERS are pendulous catkins, male and female on same plant (Jun-Sep). FRUITS are superficially similar to female flowers. LEAVES are oval, pointed-tipped and toothed; up to 4cm long, lower leaves shorter than their stalks. STATUS-Widespread and locally common on disturbed ground.