Taxonomy: Fam. Urticaceae// Genus: Urtica// Species: Urtica urens L.
Determined according to the botanical key provided in The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia (Micevski, 1993).
Lifeform: Annual, therophyte according to the Raunkiaer system.
Distribution: Native from Europe to Russian Far East, Manchuria and Tibet (China) and West Asia; North and Northeast Africa according to the distribution information provided by the Plants of the World Online portal (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew).
Habitat: Ruderal areas- gardens, wastelands, in and near settlements.
Flowering period: Spring – summer: APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG.
Micevski, K. (1993). The Flora of the Republic of Macedonia Vol. 1, Book 2. Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
Urtica urens L. Plants of the World Online portal, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. https://powo.science.kew.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:857987-1 [Accessed 20.09.2022].