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any of various plants (as seneca snakeroot and Virginia snakeroot) most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebites; also : the root of such a ...

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Snakeroot - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
recovery plan for the snakeroot (FWS 1996). Description. Eryngium cuneifolium is an aromatic perennial herb with a long, woody taproot, and persistent rosette ...
Aristolochia_serpentaria - Virginia snakeroot - Michigan Natural
Michigan Natural Features Inventory. P.O.
Eupatorium rugosum, White Snakeroot
Sep 10, 2007 W. J.Beal.
Lesser Snakeroot - Mass.Gov
DESCRIPTION: Lesser Snakeroot (Ageratina aromatica) is a perennial herb of dry woodlands and barrens. It is a member of the composite family. (Asteraceae)  ...
wedge-leaved button-snakeroot - Florida Natural Areas Inventory
Alfred R. Schotz. WEDGE-LEAVED.

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White Snakeroot: A Plant Toxic to Your Goats and Yourself
Homestead dairy herds can encounter a wide variety of poisonous plants, but few have the potential to be as troublesome or frightening as white snakeroot (Ageratina altissima, formerly Eupatorium rugosum).
Expect surprises at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
"They lived in a cabin very much like the one behind me here." In this recreated small log cabin, inside the Lincoln library and Presidential Museum, pay attention to the details like a white snake root, the plant that poisoned Lincoln's mother.
Afield in Fridley with Springbrook Nature Center: White Snakeroot Takes Root
White Snakeroot is in full bloom here in early to mid-September and its small clusters of white flowers have been admired by many walking out trails.
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Also known as Indian snakeroot and sarpagandha, this plant is part of the most important herbs in Chinese medicine and has been used throughout history as an antivenom and remedy for many illnesses.

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