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Definition of Spurge nettle

Spurge nettle
Nettle Net"tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel, OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla; cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation. Urtica gracitis is common in the Northern, and U. cham[ae]dryoides in the Southern, United States. the common European species, U. urens and U. dioica, are also found in the Eastern united States. U. pilulifera is the Roman nettle of England. Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as: Australian nettle, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus Laportea (as L. gigas and L. moroides); -- also called nettle tree. Bee nettle, Hemp nettle, a species of Galeopsis. See under Hemp. Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of Lamium. False nettle (B[ae]hmeria cylindrica), a plant common in the United States, and related to the true nettles. Hedge nettle, a species of Stachys. See under Hedge. Horse nettle (Solanum Carolinense). See under Horse. nettle tree. (a) Same as Hackberry. (b) See Australian nettle (above). Spurge nettle, a stinging American herb of the Spurge family (Jatropha urens). Wood nettle, a plant (Laportea Canadensis) which stings severely, and is related to the true nettles. Nettle cloth, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and used as a substitute for leather for various purposes. Nettle rash (Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the effects of whipping with nettles. Sea nettle (Zo["o]l.), a medusa.

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- hairs. Plants called "nettle" include: ball nettleSolanum carolinense bull nettle Cnidoscolus stimulosus, bull nettle, spurge nettle Cnidoscolus tex****...
- written "bull nettle", "Bull Nettle" or "bull-nettle") is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Cnidoscolus stimulosus (Spurge nettle), a plant...
- Cnidoscolus urens var. stimulosus, the bull nettle, spurge nettle, tread-softly or finger rot, is a perennial herb covered with stinging hairs, native...
- remain crisp in this manner, including the tiger nut, lotus root and spurge nettle root. The corms contain the antibiotic agent puchiin, which is stable...
- spp. Euphorbiaceae Cnidoscolus spp. Cnidoscolus stimulosus (bull nettle or spurge nettle) Cnidoscolus urens (mala mujer) Croton ciliato-glandulosus (ciega-vista)...
- a woody plant of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae) Cnidoscolus stimulosus (Spurge Nettle), an herbaceous plant of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae)...
- Cnidoscolus (Gk. knidē-nettle, skōlos-thorn, Latin urens-burning). The plant is locally known as 'bull nettle', 'spurge nettle', 'bringamosa' and 'mala...
- Beech-drops Euphorbia cyparissias, Cypress Spurge Euphorbia esula, Leafy Spurge Euphorbia commutata, Tinted Spurge Elaeagnus umbellata, ****anese Silverberry...
- Urticaceae (Nettle Family) Island nettle Ogoogo tea, Ogoogo sina, Ogoogo pa'epa'e (all mean "white ogoogo") Acalypha lanceolata Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)...
- raw, also prevents erosion, also distracts leaf miners from nearby crops Nettle—young leaves collected before flowering used as a tea or spinach substitute...
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