Heartleaf Nettle (Urtica chamaedryoides) is a native Florida landscape weed. This species has only recently become problematic in Florida landscapes. With stinging hairs, heartleaf nettle can cause respiratory issues and is toxic to livestock.
- Scientific Name: Urtica chamaedryoides
- Common Name: Heartleaf nettle; Dwarf stinging nettle; Heart-leaf stinging nettle; Heartleaf nettle
- Seasonality: Cool
- Soil Type: Wet to dry
- Toxicity: Hazardous to humans, livestock, and pets; stinging hairs
- Plant Growth: Annual
- Fireweed (Heartleaf Nettle) Control in Pastures