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Definition of Bloodwort

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Bloodroot Blood"root`, n. (Bot.) A plant (Sanguinaria Canadensis), with a red root and red sap, and bearing a pretty, white flower in early spring; -- called also puccoon, redroot, bloodwort, tetterwort, turmeric, and Indian paint. It has acrid emetic properties, and the rootstock is used as a stimulant expectorant. See Sanguinaria. Note: In England the name is given to the tormentil, once used as a remedy for dysentery.
Bloodwort
Bloodwort Blood"wort`, n. (Bot.) A plant, Rumex sanguineus, or bloody-veined dock. The name is applied also to bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis), and to an extensive order of plants (H[ae]modorace[ae]), the roots of many species of which contain a red coloring matter useful in dyeing.

Meaning of Bloodwort from wikipedia

- little support. Sanguinaria canadensis is also known as Canada puccoon, bloodwort, redroot, red puccoon, and sometimes pauson. It has also been known as...
- Bloodwort or Sanguinaria canadensis is a flowering plant native to eastern North America. Bloodwort may also refer to: Achillea millefolium or common...
- treat their wounds, hence some of its common names such as allheal and bloodwort. The genus is native primarily to Europe, temperate areas of Asia, and...
- historical use in wound healing particularly in the military it was called bloodwort, herbe militaris, knight's ****oil, staunchweed, and, from its use in...
- snowball Lachnanthes, aka Carolina redroot Sanguinaria, aka bloodroot, bloodwort, red puccoon Red-rood, a species of dogwood This disambiguation page lists...
- spiritualist." Some of Pinkard's Sanguinaria Compound, made from bloodroot or bloodwort, was seized by federal officials in 1931. "Analysis by this department...
- plants with 14 genera and 102 known species. It is sometimes known as the "bloodwort family". Primarily a Southern Hemisphere family, they are found in South...
- the First Nations people of eastern Canada used Sanguinaria canadensis (bloodwort) and Juniperus virginiana to induce abortions. According to Virgil Vogel...
- Anigozanthos is a small genus of Australian plants in the bloodwort family Haemodoraceae. The 11 species and several subspecies are commonly known as...
- Key E - Endangered T - Threatened SC - Special Concern SCE - Special Concern, believed extirpated Viburnum nudum (Possum haw, SCE) Viburnum prunifolium...
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