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noun

  • A nettle-like Eurasian plant of the mint family.
    • Genus Galeopsis, family Labiatae
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    • Common hemp-nettle seed mixed with soil and stirred periodically emerged mainly from March to May.
    • A definite characteristic of hemp-nettles is that the stem is swollen below each node.
    • Bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.

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