EPPO Global Database

Urtica cannabina(URTCA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: URTCA
  • Preferred name: Urtica cannabina
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Central Asia, Russia (Siberia). Introduced into European Russia and Russian Far East. Potentially usable, like U. dioica, as a fibre or green manure plant, and introduced for such purposes into North America and elsewhere

Common names
Name Language
hemp nettle English
Kentucky hemp English
sibirische Hanfnessel German
hampnässla Swedish
крапива коноплёвая Russian
pokrzywa konopiolistna Polish
žihľava konopná Slovak
кропива коноплева Ukrainian