Mt. Rainier Flora --
Urtica dioica -- (Stinging Nettle)
A lowland species that grows in wet habitat in the major river valleys, the stems are tall, 4-angled and covered with stinging hairs. It is an unfriendly plant. The flowers lack petals and are borne in separate female and male clusters.
Author: Susan McDougall
Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7499, -121.8153, 2724
Date: July 11, 2014
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