Sep 21, 2001
Native Plants Journal
F A L L 2 0 0 1 Native plant propagators are often called upon to grow some unusual plants for unusual projects. This collection of 4 propagation protocols highlights irritating plants—irritating in what they can do to our skin and sometimes irritating in their difficulty to be propagated. However, these plants have important ecological niches and a couple of them have importance to the herbal market. Read on. . . you may find some aspect of these nasty plants that really intrigues you. I for one am interested in the purported hair-raising abilities of stinging nettle!