Up to 3' tall - blooms in summer to fall. Tiny, greenish flowers in hanging clusters below leaves. Leaves are toothed and heart-shaped opposite each other on hair stem. Hairs sting!
Flower Type: Flowers too small to see clearly forming drooping clusters at axils (where leaves attach to plant)
Flower Color: Greenish
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 1-3 feet)
Leaf Type: Egg-shaped with heart-shaped base and toothed
Stem: Covered in stiff, stinging hairs
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