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Brännässlor–inte bara ogräs

  • Lars Olof Björn
Publishing year: 2018-03-15
Language: English
Pages: 111-115
Publication/Series: Svensk Botanisk Tidskrift
Volume: 112
Issue: 2
Document type: Journal article
Publisher: Svenska Botaniska Föreningen

Abstract english

Stinging nettles are not always appreciated, but have been used for spinningyarn and weaving since the Bronze Age, and have also been much used in folk medicine. They are used as food for caterpillars of several of our most beloved butterflies, but area lso victims of an interesting parasitic plant, the dodder.And they can be used to make a delicate soup!


  • Botany
  • brännässla
  • nettle
  • nässla
  • Urtica dioica


  • ISSN: 0039-646X
Lars Olof Björn
E-mail: lars_olof [dot] bjorn [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se

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Molecular Cell Biology

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