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Nordic Foraging: Nettle

Urtica dioicaKnown as common nettle, stinging nettle or stinger.

Family: Urticaceae.

Genus: Urtica.

Species: U. dioica.

Of all the wild herbs, nettle has to be my favorite of them all. It is something very familiar to me, that I’ve eaten since childhood. In our garden we left on purpose a little…