|1.||any of various North American plants, such as Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot) and Eupatorium urticaefolium (white snakeroot), the roots or rhizomes of which have been used as a remedy for snakebite|
|2.||the rhizome or root of any such plant|
|3.||bistort another name for bistort|
Seneca snakeroot Sen·e·ca snakeroot (sěn'ĭ-kə)
An eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and roots that are used medicinally.