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University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0329347WIS
Taxon: Urtica dioica subsp. gracilis (Aiton) Selander
Family: Urticaceae
Collector: Hollingsworth, Tiffany   6   
Date: 1998-09-05
Verbatim Date: 1998-09-05
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Grant, Schreiner's Park
42.85366832  -90.71927077 +-569m.
Verbatim Coordinates: T04N R03W sec03 NW4;
Georeference Remarks: Latitude/Longitude was derived from the Township, Range, Section location. This causes an imprecision.
Elevation: 305 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 1000 ft
Habitat: Soil Type: Gale silt loam, eroded. Slope: S. Habitat: ATiAs(De). Abundant perennial herb, full sun, grows 6-8ft, tiny green flowers, in leaf axis, staminate and pistillate flowers located on separate plants (dioecious), plant covered with short bristly hairs, used for nettle beer, making nets, rope, yellow dye obtained from root, plant contains formic acid that can cause severe burning skin irritation which can be relieved with juice of root or from Jewelweed juice.
Occurrence Remarks: uwpl08334
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Record Id: 4194a12e-0f7f-4044-a79e-4e2badb7f8e5
Occurrence ID (GUID): ae696170-f95b-11e2-9dec-002590257708
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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