Boehmeria cylindrica

Common Names: Bog-Hemp, Small-spike False Nettle, Button-Hemp

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habit - perennial species that grows in wet areas, like this shaded area on the side of Hamilton Pool leaves - the leaves have extremely long petioles. What is the leaf arrangement?
leaves again - what type of leaf margin is present? What leaf shape? The leaves of this species are 3-nerved from the base inflorescence - the fruit are borne in spike-like clusters. The individual fruit are achenes.
The infructescences are often terminated by leaves.