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Urtica urens Commonly known as burning nettle

Weed Classification

Noxious Weed Class Not designated a New Mexico noxious weed
Weed Type forb
Found in rangeland
Duration annual or biennial
Juice not milky
Spines, Thorns, and Prickles stem,leaves
Growth Habit at Maturity spreading
Leaf Arrangement opposite Show example photo
Leaf Type not lobed Show example photo
Presence of Leaf Tendils absent Show example photo
Leaf Succulence not succulent
Stem Shape square
Flower Color yellow,green,white-cream
Flower Symmetry symmetric Show example photo

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