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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 12:43PM
Sorry I can't help you with the ID but it makes for an interesting capture.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
6 Aug 2014 12:47PM
It's a nettle but with slight purplier flowers than usual so maybe something similar. Did you touch it? That would have been the decider Smile

danbrann Plus
13 636 17
6 Aug 2014 1:14PM
Yes it looks as if it is from the nettle family but perhaps not the stinging variety.
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 151 16 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 1:35PM
We call these stinging nettles, have seen them with this type of flower, if you get stung by one the old remidy was to rub a Dock leaf on the sting, great capture JolineSmile

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
6 Aug 2014 1:37PM
Lovely image Joline.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
8 10 10 England
6 Aug 2014 2:16PM
Never seen a nettle grow quite this tall but then in the Emerald Isle there is plenty of moisture so could well be. Any way it's made a lovely subject for your camera Joline.
gss 4 1 Romania
6 Aug 2014 2:30PM
Nice plant and picture
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
6 Aug 2014 3:42PM
I would say it is a stinging nettle, Joline, you should have touched it and found out Wink Carol
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
6 Aug 2014 3:59PM
I have seen these leaves here-- but the flower is different--- likely another nettle--
6 Aug 2014 4:00PM
Its a large juicy nettle you will be itching by now. rub it with a dock leaf should be growing next to it.
Lovely shot of it though, I sometimes make nettle tea. GrinGrin
6 Aug 2014 4:18PM
its a jaggy nettle as we Scots would call it makes for a good capture Joline

helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 4:35PM
Makes a beautiful picture Joline SmileSmile
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 4:57PM
No idea what it is Joline but it makes a lovely image.

Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 5:32PM
Definately a nettle Joline, but no idea what type.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 6:32PM
Many a sting I had from these as a child in Donegal!
Effective as f/g interest in this image from Co. Clare.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
6 Aug 2014 6:50PM
Yes,looks like a nettle to me Joline.
And I bet it makes a nice juicy nettle wine too !!
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
6 Aug 2014 8:00PM
Yes it's a common Nettle.The male and female plant has different flowers,but I am not sure if this is a male or femaleSmile
a great imageSmile
6 Aug 2014 9:33PM
I think the male and female flowers are usually both found on the same plant, but I'm not 100% certain.
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
6 Aug 2014 9:43PM
glad to be NO 30 WinkWinkWinkWink
Never seen anything like that , Joline , but nettle it propably is and a fine image in any case ! SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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