Urtica hyperborea Jacq. ex Wedd., Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 9: 68 (1856) (syn: Urtica kunlunshanica Chang Y.Yang);
Himalaya to China (NW. Sichuan, S. Gansu): China North-Central, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Nepal, Qinghai, Tibet, West Himalaya, Xinjiang as per POWO;
Common name: Northern Nettle, Himalayan Nettle
Urtica hyperborea: 3 images.
Photographed this at “South Pullu” enroute Khardung la Pass.
I had seen this plant at many places during my Ladakh trip.
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