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Definition 1: a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for snakeroot in the sense of this definition

(snakeroot is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of snakeroot ) sanicle of northwestern United States and British Columbia having yellow flowers

(... is a kind of snakeroot ) sanicle of northwestern United States and British Columbia having yellow or red or purple flowers

(... is a kind of snakeroot ) sanicle of Europe and Asia having white to pale pink flowers

(... is a member of snakeroot) chiefly American herbs: sanicle

Definition 2: any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for snakeroot in the sense of this definition

(snakeroot is a kind of ...) wild or uncultivated flowering plant

(... is a kind of snakeroot ) herb with many stems bearing narrow slender wands of crowded rose-lavender flowers; central United States and Canada to Texas and northern Mexico

(... is a kind of snakeroot ) perennial of southeastern and central United States having very dense spikes of purple flowers; often cultivated for cut flowers

(... is a member of snakeroot) genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots

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