wood nettle

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Noun1.wood nettle - American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Laportea, Laportea - mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle
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If your favorite insect is the red-spotted purple butterfly, plant some wood nettle and milkweed (host plant and feeding plant, respectively).
Lizard's tail and wood nettle go to seed along the riverbanks.
Newly emerged shoots of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) and wood nettle (Laportea canadensis) can be eaten after being cooked for a short time in boiling water.