nettle

Though the fresh leaves can cause painful stings and acute urticaria, these are rarely seriously harmful, with the possible exception of Urtica ferox, the ongaonga or tree nettle) of New Zealand. Otherwise most species of nettles are extremely safe and some are even eaten as vegetables after being steamed.

Entry Type

Vegetable

Plural

nettles

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