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Pilea pumila
Clearweed
Urticaceae

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Attractive, deep green leaf is conspicuous in late summer.

Small tannish flower is found clustered along the stem.

The stem of a young clearweed plant appears to be translucent.

In the nettle family, but lacks stinging barbs.

You ought to know

Height: 1' - 2'

Frequency: Plentiful in high, dry areas of the woods

Blooms: August

Range: Found in moist, rich soil in shady woods throughout Indiana.

Known from New Brunswick to Minnesota and from Florida to Kansas.