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.’
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