Grassland Plants
Are any prairie plants harmful to people?
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Stinging NettleSure! 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 Poison ivy is found at the edge of the prairie.

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