Urtica chamaedryoides Pursh. Phen: Sep-May; Nov-Jul. Hab: Rich moist soil, usually on floodplains. Dist: WV, KY, se. MO and OK south to FL, TX, and s. Mexico; very rare east of the Blue Ridge. Notable disjunct eastern locations include Stevens Creek (McCormick County, SC), Congaree Swamp (Richland County, SC), and various sites on very rich levees of the Roanoke River (NC).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Gaddy & Rayner (1980) reported the common winter flowering of this species in our area.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mex, NcTx, NY, RAB, S, WH3, Grosse-Veldmann & Weigend (2017), Woodland (1982); > Urtica chamaedryoides Pursh var. chamaedryoides – Tx; > Urtica chamaedryoides Pursh var. runyonii Correll – Tx