Laportea canadensis

Family:URTICACEAE
Species:Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd.
Common Name:Canadian Wood Nettle
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:LACA3
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, FACW (NWI)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyURTICACEAE - Nettle family
Genus Laportea
Species Laportea canadensis (L.) Wedd. - Canadian Wood Nettle

Citation

Citation Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 1: 181. 1854.
Basionym: Urtica canadensis Linnaeus 1753.
Type: Without data, Herb. Clifford 440, Urtica 5A (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Monro, in Monro & M. A. Spencer, Taxon 54: 797. 2005.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Fleurya canadensis Fleurya canadensis (Linnaeus) Bentham, in Hooker, Niger Fl. 517. 1849.Urtica canadensis Linnaeus 1753. 
Laportea divaricata Laportea divaricata (Linnaeus) Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 301. 1916.Urtica divaricata Linnaeus 1753. 
Urtica canadensis Urtica canadensis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 985. 1753. Without data, Herb. Clifford 440, Urtica 5A (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Monro, in Monro & M. A. Spencer, Taxon 54: 797. 2005.
Urtica divaricata Urtica divaricata Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 985. 1753. CANADA: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 1111.16). Lectotypified by Monro, in Monro & M. A. Spencer, Taxon 54: 797. 2005.
Urtica whitlowii Urtica whitlowii Whitlow, Trans. Soc. Promot. Useful Arts 3: 133. 1814.  
Urticastrum divaricatum var. canadense Urticastrum divaricatum (Linnaeus) Kuntze, var. canadense (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 635. 1891.Urtica canadensis Linnaeus 1753. 
Urticastrum divaricatum Urticastrum divaricatum (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 634. 1891.Urtica divaricata Linnaeus 1753. 

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Bibb, Blount, Calhoun, Choctaw, Clay, Cleburne, Colbert, Dallas, DeKalb, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Morgan, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000024244 Lauderdale 10 Oct 1978 Robert Kral
62857
TROY
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0011277 Marengo 19 Jul 2012 England, J. Kevin
3730
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136176 DeKalb 30 Aug 1997 J. M. Ballard
7479
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
TROY000041787 Dallas 07 Nov 2012 Wayne K. Webb
s.n.
TROY
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0018878 Madison 14 Sep 1984 Kral, R.
71620
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Gaud.
JSU136178 Jackson 20 Aug 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1341
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
TROY000028475 Jackson 20 Jul 2008 Brian R. Keener
4691
TROY
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UNA00054401 Blount 27 Jun 1998 Brian R. Keener
1103
UNA
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
JSU136422 Limestone 29 Jul 1996 J. M. Ballard
5993
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0004338 Jackson 20 Jul 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4691
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
JSU136427 St. Clair 6 May 1973 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0014741 Dallas 07 Nov 2012 Webb, Wayne K.
s.n.
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
TROY000024243 Jackson 24 Sep 1980 Robert Kral
66397
TROY
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136430 Talladega 20 Sep 1984 J. P. Barber
1012
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136428 Talladega 2 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13594
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UNA00031261 Tuscaloosa 23 Sep 1968 Joab L. Thomas
1838
UNA
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
UWAL0031539 Morgan 30 Jun 2011 England, J. Kevin
3042
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC061086 Choctaw 23 JUN 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
1085
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
JSU136426 Shelby 23 Sep 2000 D. D. Spaulding
10944
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136431 Talladega 15 Oct 1994 J. M. Ballard
5243
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC039483 Dallas 1 OCT 1982 GUNN, SCOTT C.
1316
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
UNA00048675 Dallas 1 Oct 1982 S. C. Gunn
1316
UNA
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
UWAL0034181 Colbert 23 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14390
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
JSU136425 Morgan 13 Apr 1997 D. D. Spaulding
9730
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC034916 Shelby 19 JUN 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1604
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
JSU136174 Clay 12 Jul 1993 J. M. Ballard
2947
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC047129 Jackson 23 JUL 1983 DODD, J. K.
95
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
UWAL0034560 Marion 12 Jul 1995 Kral, R.
85167
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
UWAL0044832 Jackson 13 Jul 2019 England, J. Kevin
10420
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0034197 Limestone 16 Aug 2015 Spaulding, Dan
14400
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
JSU136424 Marshall 28 Aug 1992 D. D. Spaulding
2719
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136177 Jackson 24 Oct 1992 J. M. Ballard
764
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136179 Jackson 11 Jun 1976 R. D. Whetstone
8366
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136421 Jefferson 31 Jul 1985 J. P. Barber
1642
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0038086 Cleburne 04 Sep 2017 Spaulding, Daniel D.
14990
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
UNA00031140 Mobile s.d. Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Laportea canadensis (L.) Weddell
AUA_ACC043636 Monroe 3 AUG 1985 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
1414
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
UWAL0038618 Lawrence 03 Sep 2018 England, J. Kevin
9446
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0036545 Jackson 21 Jul 2017 England, J. Kevin
8250
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136175 Cleburne 26 Aug 1980 R. D. Whetstone
10279
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
JSU136173 Calhoun 30 Jul 1986 C. L. Lawler
834
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC034368 Jefferson 7 JUL 1977 SESSLER, ANN H.
1693
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
AUA_ACC061088 Choctaw 26 AUG 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
1184
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
AUA_ACC033061 Shelby 15 JUL 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
211
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
JSU136423 Madison 11 Sep 1994 D. D. Spaulding
6208
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC033023 Bibb 11 JUL 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
200
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
AUA_ACC072974 Lauderdale 14 AUG 2009 HOLT, BRIAN D.
SC-163
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
JSU136429 Talladega 29 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13763
JSU
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
UWAL0032792 St. Clair 28 Sep 2008 Keener, Brian R.
4914
UWAL
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
AUA_ACC061087 Choctaw 24 AUG 1994 CROUCH, VIRGINIA E.
1128
AUA
LAPORTEA CANADENSIS (L.) WEDDELL
TROY000037557 Marengo 19 Jul 2012 J. Kevin England
3730
TROY
Laportea canadensis (Linnaeus) Weddell
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