Nettles

 

Urtica dioica, often known as common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, or just a nettle or stinger, is a herbaceous perennial flowering plant in the family Urticaceae. Originally native to Europe, much of temperate Asia and western North Africa. It is now found worldwide and has a long history of use as a source for traditional medicine, food, tea, and textile raw material in ancient societies.

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