white snakeroot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white snakeroot American herb having flat-topped clusters of small white flower heads; reputedly a cause of trembles and milk sickness; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium
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In literature:

Seneca snakeroot White Rocky soil; N. E., West, South.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
Black snakeroot White racemes Deep woods; Maine, West.
"Harper's Young People, July 13, 1880" by Various
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture

In news:

Also called shrubby white boneset or Havana snakeroot, this shrubby plant may get up to 6' tall, covered in highly fragrant, fuzzy white blooms from fall through early winter.