Definition of Polygala senega
1. Noun. Eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots.
Generic synonyms: Milkwort
Terms within: Senega
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Literary usage of Polygala senega
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1. American Medical Botany: Being a Collection of the Native Medicinal Plants by Jacob Bigelow (1818)
"polygala senega. Seneca Snake root. PLATE xxx. JL HE Seneca snake root has attracted so general an attention from the medical public, as to have become an ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"polygala senega L. Seneca Snakeroot. Mountain Flax. Fig. 2707. polygala senega L. Sp. PI. 704. 1753. polygala senega latifolia T. & G. Fl. NA i : 131. 1838. ..."
3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1882)
"Both this and the plant obtained from Mr. Moser are polygala senega, Linn., of a variety that seems to be intermediate between the typical species (Polygala ..."