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.
Urtica hyperborea
Photographed this at “South Pullu” enroute Khardung la Pass.
I had seen this plant at many places during my Ladakh trip.


For id 130722 JM1: 5 images- 3 high res.
From Leh, while moving towards Chang La (17600 ft) on 17.6.22.

Urtica hyperborea Jacq. ex Wedd. !

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Urtica hyperborea: 4 images- 3 high res.
Taken on 15.6.22 in South Pullu at around 15000 ft. while going up from Leh to Khardung La (17800 ft.).




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