|nettle (Urtica dioica, Laportea canadensis)||
nettle (Urtica dioica, Laportea canadensis; NETTLE FAMILY [Urticaceae]) Two distinct but related species, each with stinging hairs. Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) has opposite, elongate, coarsely toothed leaves and is found on dry disturbed sites. Canadian wood nettle (Laportea canadensis) has broadly oval alternate leaves and is found on rich soils in woods and forests with moderate moisture. 
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