Definition of hemp nettle in English:

hemp nettle


  • A nettlelike plant of the mint family, native to Eurasia but introduced elsewhere.

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