Taxon profile


Common Nettle
Urtica dioica L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Rosales »  family Urticaceae »  genus Urtica - nettle

Other names

= California Nettle
= Slender Nettle
= Stinging Nettle

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Cuscuta europaea L. - Greater Dodder

consumer: Agapanthia villosoviridescens (DeGeer, 1775) - Golden-bloomed Grey Longhorn, Vanessa atalanta (Linnaeus, 1758) - Red Admiral, Inachis io (Linnaeus, 1758) - Peacock Butterfly, Aglais urticae (Linnaeus, 1758) - Small Tortoiseshell, Araschnia levana (Linnaeus, 1758) - Map Butterfly

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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Urtica dioica L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Urtica dioica L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Urtica_dioica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Urtica dioica Linnaeus]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Urtica dioica L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Urtica dioica L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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