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Stinging nettle

Urtica dioica

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2 Comments

ShaneRasmussen
ShaneRasmussen 4 years ago

Though it leaves a minor sting from an acid found in the barbs underneath the plant, it can still be harvested and ingested when cooked, or prepared in a tea!

The plant has some vasoconstrictor mechanisms that can stave off an asthma attack in the wild!

http://www.diynatural.com/stinging-nettl...

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Nice spotting of a plant that can be problematic for anyone who spends much time in the great outdoors!

acebennyb
Spotted by
acebennyb

Puyallup, Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2013
Submitted on Jun 23, 2013

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