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Urtica dioica

stinging nettle; great stinging nettle; great nettle

Species Record #: gw1041353

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Botanical Information:

Genus: Urtica

Family: Urticaceae

Author: L.

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Urtica dioica
   by Joelarc
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Remarks:
Common nettle is generally considered a weed, although it can be made into soup. The fine hairs on this young plant sting more than you would think -- older plants have more sting.

    by Nora_in_Vancouver

Ratings
overall10.0
how easy  10.0
flower10.0
foliage10.0
propagate10.0
fragrance1.0
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