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Definition of redroot

Redroot
Redroot Red"root` (r?d"r?t`), n. (Bot.) A name of several plants having red roots, as the New Jersey tea (see under Tea), the gromwell, the bloodroot, and the Lachnanthes tinctoria, an endogenous plant found in sandy swamps from Rhode Island to Florida.
redroot
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.

Meaning of redroot from wikipedia

- Redroot is the common name of some plants: Lachnanthes, aka Carolina redroot Sanguinaria, aka bloodroot, bloodwort, red puccoon Red-rood, a species of...
- Amaranthaceae with several common names, including red-root amaranth, redroot pigweed, red-rooted pigweed, common amaranth, pigweed amaranth, and common...
- 'pigweed' resistant to glyphosate in the US Southeast Amaranthus retroflexus, redroot pigweed Chenopodium album white goosefoot Portulaca species Hogweed...
- plant in the carrot family known by the common names western yampah and redroot yampah. It is endemic to Oregon in the United States, where there are about...
- Cyperus erythrorhizos is a species of sedge known by the common name redroot flatsedge. It is across much of North America from Maine, Ontario and British...
- pumilusseaside amaranth Amaranthus retroflexus – red-root amaranth, redroot pigweed, common amaranth Amaranthus saradhiana Amaranthus scleranthoides...
- one species, i.e., Lachnanthes caroliniana, commonly known as Carolina redroot or bloodroot. The plant is native to eastern North America, from southeastern...
- Asia. Sanguinaria canadensis is also known as Canada puccoon, bloodwort, redroot, red puccoon, and sometimes pauson. It has also been known as tetterwort...
- Ragweed is the major culprit, but other important sources are sagebrush, redroot pigweed, lamb's quarters, Russian thistle (tumbleweed), and English plantain...
- New Jersey tea, Jersey tea ceanothus, variations of red root (red-root; redroot), mountain sweet (mountain-sweet; mountainsweet), and wild snowball. New...
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