Urtica dioica subsp. holosericea

Urtica dioica subsp. holosericea

stinging nettle



  • Leaves have stinging hairs that cause irritation to the skin
  • 4 to 12 feet tall
  • For woodland gardeners who want to attract wildlife
  • New leaves are edible and nutritious (sting is neutralized by cooking)
  • Found in Bay hills, Diablo, Hamilton and Altamont sections

Bay Hills, Tilden RP


1 gallon, 4 inch

bloom season Aug
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
growth habit Creeping
sun Full Sun
habitat Grassland
flower color Inconspicuous
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
habitat Mixed evergreens
water Mod
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
soil Well-drained
dormancy winter

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