button snakeroot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n button snakeroot any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    • n button snakeroot coarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots; southeastern United States; often confused with rattlesnake master
    • n button snakeroot coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Button snakeroot (Bot) The American composite genus Liatris, having rounded buttonlike heads of flowers.
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Usage

In literature:

COMMON NAMES, Button Snakeroot.
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