Boehmeria cylindrica

Scientific Name: Boehmeria cylindrica
Common Name: small-spike false nettle
Global Conservation Status: G5 - Secure

This plant has jagged leaves and small spikes of white flowers, and lacks stinging hairs. The (normally) paired leaves help distinguish it from its stinging look-alike (Canadian wood-nettle, with alternating leaves and bushier flower clusters).
Photographer: Homer D. House, Walter B. Starr, and Harold H. Snyder, Wildflowers of New York (1918) [Public domain]

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