Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Smallspike False Nettle


Smallspike False Nettle

Boehmeria cylindrica

Part sun, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils except rocky, moderately acid to neutral pH.  3 ft. height, blooms in summer, green flowers.

Germination Code:  A

Native Region:  Statewide, except very limited in Central Basin

Usually found in wetlands in Tennessee.  Attracts butterflies.


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