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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virginianum * 0.844 0.140 0.98 Impatiens capensis 0.044 0.280 0.32 Impatiens pallida 2.307 5.31 7.62 Laportea canadensis 11.962 7.83 19.79 Ligusticum canadense 0.098 0.21 0.31 Listera smallii 0.007 0.07 0.08 Lycopus sp.
Boehmeria cylindrica (L.) Sw.: P40039 Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.: P42164 Parietaria pensylvanica Muhl.: P41762 Pilea fontana (Lunell) Rydb.: P40321 Pilea pumila (L.) Gray: P40300 Urtica gracilis Ait.: P41209
The vegetation of the Ten-Mile Creek floodplain contained plant species commonly found in wet habitat, including Acer spp., Aesculus glabra, Comus racemosa, and Ulmus americana (Table 1), Asarum canadense, Impatiens capensis, Laportea canadensis, and Lysimachia nummularia (Table 2).
Newly emerged shoots of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) and wood nettle (Laportea canadensis) can be eaten after being cooked for a short time in boiling water.
Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) otherwise known as barn nettle or English nettle, and her cousin wood nettle (Laportea canadensis), are plentiful in our area.
Responses of invertebrate herbivores to stinging trichomes of Urtica dioica and Laportea canadensis. Oikos 75: 83-88.
virginica, Cryptotaenia canadensis, lodanthus pinnatifidus, and Laportea canadensis appear at the top [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED].
Seasonal creek.--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.
According to Curtis (1959), the ground layer of these wet forests was dominated by wood nettle (Laportea canadensis), poison ivy (Toxiocodendron radicans), river bank grape (Vitis riparia), white grass (Leersia virginica) and Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia).
There are two species of nettle in our area: "Barn Nettle," Urtica dioica, and "Wood Nettle," Laportea canadensis. Long used as an iron and adrenal tonic, Urtica diocia is the species widely recognized for its medicinal value, but either species can be eaten (and Wood Nettle stings much less).
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.