Definition of Prenanthes serpentaria

1. Noun. Common perennial herb widely distributed in the southern and eastern United States having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes.

Exact synonyms: Gall Of The Earth, Lion's Foot, Nabalus Serpentarius
Group relationships: Genus Nabalus, Nabalus
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Literary usage of Prenanthes serpentaria

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1. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology, and by Alphonso Wood (1873)
"... with tho middle segment 3-parted; upper Ivs. lanceolate.—Has the reputation of curing tho rattlesnake's bito. (prenanthes serpentaria Ph.) 5 N. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"P prenanthes serpentaria Pursh Lion's-foot Herbaceous perennial Dry woods, clearings and gravelly roadsides. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"P prenanthes serpentaria Pursh Lion's-foot Herbaceous perennial Dry woods, clearings and gravelly roadsides. ..."

4. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"prenanthes serpentaria Pursh. Woods on hill sides. Hudson's Bay to Car. Aug., Sept. 71.—Stem 2—5 feet high, simple or much branched. ..."

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