puccoon


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Synonyms for puccoon

perennial plant of eastern North America having hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment

perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties

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hirta (round-headed clover), Liatris aspera (rough blazing star), Lithospermum canescens (hoary puccoon), L.
Hash Kaf (Month of sassafras) corresponds to our current December and early January in which the tree sap is now mainly in the roots; Chahtas dug buckeye, sassafras, snake root, and witch hazel that were used for medicines, while dyes were made from indigo native to the western hemisphere, maple, poke roots, puccoon, and walnut.
OCCAANECHY* (Hodge), SUCCEED, MERLUCCIIDAE (web2), LLACCLLE (Peru), POCCOON (puccoon), ICCSSIFINISSA (monastery in Greece), VACCUUM
Spring brings shooting star, early buttercup, and hoary puccoon. Return in the late summer or fall to see asters and the brightly colored blazing star.
Goldenseal belongs to the buttercup family and is also known in different regions by other names such as eyeroot, ground raspberry, Indian dye, yellow puccoon, and yellow Indian paint.