Book Of Traceable Heraldic Art

Nesselblatt

See also: Nesselblatt in Pictorial Dictionary of Heraldry.

A stylized depiction of the serrated triangular leaf of a nettle. Nettles are often covered by tiny hairs that act as needles that produce a stinging sensation if touched. Plural is “nesselblätter.”

Default orientation: one large point to base. No proper coloration.

Source: Sammelband Mehrerer Wappenbücher. Artist unknown. Adapted by Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin.

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