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Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica)

Stinging nettles (Urtica dioica). When plucked young, used as a boiled green or chorta and often put in a pie, τσουκνιδόπιτα (tsouknidopita) or made into a soup , or dried as a medicinal tea.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Leonora (Ellie) Enking