Botanical name: Laportea interrupta Family: Urticaceae (Nettle family)
Synonyms: Fleurya interrupta, Urtica interrupta
Hen's Nettle is a small, hardly branched, slightly fleshy herb, bearing hairs which irritate the skin. The stem grows up to 20-80 cm tall. Leaves are ovate, narrow tipped, 6-9 cm long, 5-6 cm wide, on slender stalks up to 8 cm long. Leaves are rounded to nearly heart-shaped at the base. Margins are coarsely serrated. Inflorescences on appear on stalks in leaf axils. Flowers are tiny, green, with most organs in 4 parts. Fruit is a heart- shaped achene. Flowering: July-August.
Identification credit: Dinesh Valke
The flower labeled Hen's Nettle is ...