Definition of Eryngium yuccifolium

1. Noun. Coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite.

Exact synonyms: Button Snakeroot, Rattlesnake Master, Rattlesnake's Master
Generic synonyms: Perennial
Group relationships: Eryngium, Genus Eryngium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eryngium Yuccifolium

Erskine Caldwell
Erskine Preston Caldwell
Eruca sativa
Eruca vesicaria sativa
Erwin Panofsky
Erwin Rommel
Erwin Schrodinger
Eryngium aquaticum
Eryngium maritimum
Eryngium yuccifolium (current term)
Erysimum allionii
Erysimum arkansanum
Erysimum asperum
Erysimum cheiranthoides
Erysimum cheiri
Erysipelothrix insidiosa
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
Erythrina Indica
Erythrina caffra
Erythrina corallodendrum

Literary usage of Eryngium yuccifolium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"Eryngium yuccifolium, Michx. This name should take the place of E, aquaticum, L. which has proved, through recent investigations, to be E. virginianum, Lam. ..."

2. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1821)
"A decoction is prepared of it and the root of the Eryngium yuccifolium in the proportion of three-fourths of the former to one-fourth of the latter, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"509, visitors are credited to several species as follows: Zizia aurea, 131; Eryngium yuccifolium, 147; ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"... wild indigo (Baptisia leucantha), rattlesnake master (Eryngium yuccifolium), wormwood (Artemisia serrata), the mountain mints (Pycnanthemum), ..."

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