Boehmeria cylindrica

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Common Name:  Smallspike False Nettle

Part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils except rocky, moderately acid to neutral pH.  3 ft. height, blooms in summer, green flowers.

Germination Code: A

Native Region:  Statewide, except very limited in Central Basin

Usually found in wetlands in Tennessee.  Attracts butterflies.

Smallspike False Nettle - Boehmeria cylindrica 2
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery