squawroot


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tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally

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Apart from flowers providing resources to hungry insects, squawroot is regularly consumed by bears.
Beechdrops, squawroot and one-flowered broomrape are members of the broomrape family, a cosmopolitan group of plants which in some parts of the world are serious agricultural pests, parasitizing important food crops.
Also called squawroot, black cohosh has compounds that mimic oestrogen, balancing the body's hormone levels.
Even if my kiss is squawroot, which is a scaly herb
Walking fern hitched across boulders, and atop the bluff, squawroot burst through oak leaves, the cones bristling with yellow scales edged brown.