bog hemp

Definitions of bog hemp
  1. noun
    any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs
    synonyms: false nettle
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    Boehmeria nivea, China grass, Chinese silk plant, ramee, ramie
    tall perennial herb of tropical Asia with dark green leaves; cultivated for the fiber from its woody stems that resembles flax
    type of:
    herb, herbaceous plant
    a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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