Definition of Polygala senega

1. Noun. Eastern North American plant having a terminal cluster of small white flowers and medicinal roots.

Exact synonyms: Seneca Snakeroot, Senega Root, Senega Snakeroot, Seneka Snakeroot, Senga Root
Generic synonyms: Milkwort
Terms within: Senega



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygala Senega

Polybotria cervina
Polybotrya
Polybotrya cervina
Polycillin
Polycirrus
Polydactylus
Polydactylus virginicus
Polyergus
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia
Polygonia comma
Polygonum aubertii
Polygonum fagopyrum
Polygonum orientale
Polyhymnia
Polyhymnian
Polymastigina

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 ..."

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