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    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

Stinging Nettle

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Stinging nettle
(Urtica dioica)

Watch out for these stingers, which will cause a long-lasting stinging sensation if handled. They have jagged-tooth leaves, greenish white flowers, and form dense colonies in disrupted woodlands.

Where in the park: In the woods by the Bell Point Trail at English Camp.

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