Author Archives: Rory Carr

About Rory Carr

Rory James Carr 24yrs old BSc in Zoology, Cardiff University Currently studying for an MSc in Species Identification and Survey Skills at Reading University.

Who needs Nettles?

The Common stinging nettle Urtica dioica, is the most well-known and prosperous example of the Family Urticaceace in Britain. Infamous for its painful sting caused by chemical injection via trichome hairs, this dioecious plant is easily recognised by its opposite, … Continue reading

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