white sanicle

white sanicle

noun
American herb having flat-topped clusters of small white flower heads; reputedly a cause of trembles and milk sickness; sometimes placed in genus Eupatorium [syn: white snakeroot
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white sanicle

(Eupatorium rugosum), poisonous North American herb bearing flat-topped clusters of small white flower heads. It grows up to 1.5 m (5 feet) tall with 18-centimetre (7-inch) leaves opposite each other

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