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Stinging nettle

Urtica dioica




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2 Comments

ShaneRasmussen
ShaneRasmussen 3 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 6 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

Lat: 47.18, Long: -122.32

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

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