Laportea canadensis

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Noun1.Laportea canadensis - American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Laportea, Laportea - mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle
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Herbaceous species growing on the creek bank or creek bed included Ageratina altissima, Ambrosia trifida, Campanulastrum americanum, Glyceria striata, Hackelia virginiana, Laportea canadensis, Leersia virginica, Lobelia siphilitica, Lysimachia nummularia, Mentha spicata, Persicaria longiseta, Persicaria maculosa, Persicaria punctata var.
Aesculus glabra, Comus racemosa, and Ulmus americana (Table 1), Asarum canadense, Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, and Lysimachia nummularia (Table 2).
virginica, Cryptotaenia canadensis, lodanthus pinnatifidus, and Laportea canadensis appear at the top [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].
Starred species indicate wet forest modal species (Curtis, 1959) HL 1950s Laportea canadensis * 0.
There are two species of nettle in our area: "Barn Nettle," Urtica dioica, and "Wood Nettle," Laportea canadensis.
vernum, Hydrophyllum virginianum (occurring in an area greater then 4 acres), Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, Lysimachia nummularia, Mertensia virginica, Phlox paniculata (especially along the river), Pilea pumila, Polygonum punctatum, Ranunculus hispidus caricetorum, Rudbeckia laciniata, Ruellia strepens, Rumex verticillatus, Sanicula odorata, Saururus cernuus, Solidago gigantea, Symphyotrichum cordifolium, S.
For example, Boehemeria cylindrica reached 1-5% cover on the island but always had [less than]1% cover at Great Falls; Laportea canadensis reached 5-25% cover on Ruppert Island but was infrequent at Great Falls.
Five species (Cryptotaenia canadensis (honewort), Carex grayi (globe sedge), Elymus virginicus (Virginia wildrye), Laportea canadensis (wood nettle), Pilea pumila (clear-weed), and Parthenocissus quinquefolia (Virginia creeper)) accounted for more than 95% of the stems counted in the forest plots.
Native herbaceous species occurring in this meadow were Impatiens pallida, Lactuca canadensis, Laportea canadensis, Packera glabella, and Polygonum scandens.
Laportea canadensis, Lysimachia nummularia, Rudheckia laciniata, and Verbesina alternifolia.