Definition of hemp nettle in English:

hemp nettle

Syllabification: hemp net·tle


  • A nettlelike plant of the mint family, native to Eurasia but introduced elsewhere.
    • Genus Galeopsis, family Labiatae: several species, including G. tetrahit, found in waste areas of southern Canada and the northern US
    More example sentences
    • 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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