any of various plants of the genus Eryngium, especially E. yuccifolium, having spiny leaves and dense, rounded flower heads.
any of several other plants, especially of the genus Liatris.
noun 1. any of several low, terrestrial orchids, as Goodyera repens, of northern temperate regions, having a basal rosette of leaves with white veins and a one-sided spike of white flowers. noun 1. any of various small temperate and tropical orchids of the genus Goodyera, having mottled or striped leaves and spikes of yellowish-white flowers
noun 1. any of certain composite plants of the genus Prenanthes, whose roots or tubers have been regarded as a remedy for snake bites, as P. serpentaria or P. alba. 2. the root or tuber. 3. the snakeroot, Polygala senega. 4. its root.
[rat-l-sneyk] /ˈræt lˌsneɪk/ noun 1. any of several New World pit vipers of the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus, having a composed of a series of horny, interlocking elements at the end of the tail. /ˈrætəlˌsneɪk/ noun 1. any of the venomous New World snakes constituting the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus, such as C. horridus (black […]
noun 1. a hawkweed, Hieracium venosum, of eastern North America, whose leaves and root are thought to possess medicinal properties. 2. a carrotlike weed, Daucus pusillus, of southern and western North America. 3. any of certain other plants, as an umbelliferous plant, Eryngium aquaticum. 4. .