|Are any prairie
plants harmful to people?
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This stinging nettle plant is very attractive when it's in flower like
this - but be careful! This plant causes a painful sting when it touches
your bare skin. It grows to 3 feet tall in moist shady woods. This adaptation
helps the plant protect itself from grazers and people, too!
Poison ivy is found at the edge of the prairie.