It feeds on stinging nettle, probably on other plants, and after hibernation attains full growth about May.
It doesn't hurt now, but it was like a stinging nettle—or an electric shock!
This is a much more attractive plant than the stinging nettle we have all learned to avoid.
It feeds during August on the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), and various other low herbs.
Hugh John took hold of her dainty gloved fingers as gingerly as if each had been a stinging nettle, and dropped them as quickly.
It is a very common moth, flying at dusk during June and July in waste places where the stinging nettle grows.
At the same time these plants are far more troublesome and dangerous weeds than the stinging nettle.
As soon suspect a rosebud of foregoing its own sweet personality, and of being in reality something else, say a stinging nettle.
Or else, they mingle pepper with the seed of the stinging nettle; 952 and the yellow camomile pounded in old wine.