stinging nettle

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perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs

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Using a Powerpoint presentation, Mr Berry explained recent developments in the textile industry, making use of yarn extracted from the fibres found in stalks of the common nettle to produce heavy duty cloth for upholstery.
THE cannabis plant, which originated in mountainous parts of India, is related to the common nettle and grows wild in parts of the world.
From bird life to plant life in one fell swoop - the common nettle survives on land artificially fertilised by humans.
The series of three workshops starts on Saturday, May 16, with recipes featuring the common nettle to celebrate national Nettle Week.
Nippiest of all, Jim found a common nettle in good flower, standing 8ft 10 inches high