common noun. stinging nettles; the juice from the leaves burns the skin, but in the spring the sprouts are eaten as a tonic and fibre is used for making twine and nets
Scientific name: Urtica dioica
Ḵ'odza steti. Da łat ksi'yenst adat hadikbaałt. Cut the nettles. After the leaves are off they split them.
Nettle Twine. Photograph courtesy of Nancy Turner.
Photograph courtesy of Nancy Turner.