black snakeroot

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Related to black snakeroot: black cohosh, white snakeroot, Foam Flower
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Synonyms for black snakeroot

deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States

North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia

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Black cohosh, also known as baneberry, black snakeroot, bugbane, rattleweed and rattleroot, grows in eastern North America, from southern Maine to Georgia (Ramsey, 1997).
ALSO called black snakeroot, from the roots of a perennial plant grown in Canada and parts of the US.
Canada Black Snakeroot, Canada Sanicle; Slope woods and open woods south of CR875N; Rare; C = 2; BSUH 14890.
Aconite, Allspice, Black Snakeroot, Bloodroot, Blue Cohosh, Boxwood, Celandine, Common Poppy, Crotalaria, Crow Poison, Death Camas, Dicentra, False Hellebore, False Jessamine, Fume wort, Hellebore, Hemp, Horse Nettle, Indian Hemp, Indian poke, Jimson weed, Larkspur, Lobelia, Lupines, Marijuana, Monkshood, Moonseed, Night shade, Pink Death, Camas Poison, Darnel, Poison Hemlock, Poison rye grass, Rattleweed, Rock Poppy, Spider Lily, Spotted cowbane, Spotted Water Hemlock, Stagger grass, Staggerweed, Sweet Shrub, Thorn Apple, Varebells, Wild Parsnip, Wolfs-bane, Yellow Jessamine.
From orchids and roses to the lesser-known black snakeroots and turtleheads, 550 different species of wildflowers commonly found throughout Ontario are featured in this info-packed ROM field guide.