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Urtica gracilenta Greene

Mountain nettle

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite and alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate
leaf surface3: glassy hairy
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: green and white
Flowering period2: spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Urticaceae ( nettle family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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