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Chinese grass / Boehmeria Nivea / Rami edible?

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  1. paper_boy

    paper_boy Member 5 Year Member

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    Is this edible? Description below from wikipedia

    Ramie
    (/ˈreɪmi/, RAY-mee) is a flowering plant in the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern Asia. It is a herbaceous perennial growing to 1.0–2.5 m (3 ft 3 in–8 ft 2 in) tall;[1] the leavesare heart-shaped, 7–15 cm (2.8–5.9 in) long and 6–12 cm (2.4–4.7 in) broad, and white on the underside with dense, small hairs—this gives it a silvery appearance; unlike stinging nettles, the hairs do not sting

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    That looks like mulberry leaves. Are you sure of the identity of this plant?
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