Tag: Common Hedge Nettle

Common Hedge Nettle or Smooth Hedgenettle

Common Hedge Nettle or Smooth Hedgenettle[Stachys tenuifolia] found near mile marker 437 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Glassy Mine Overlook, on 25 July 2013. It’s a member of the Mint (Lamiaceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 88-89, says it blooms in summer and fall in swamps, low meadows, and on shores. USDA Plants Listing: …

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