Snakeroot (disambiguation)

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Snakeroot may refer to different plant taxa that have been used as a folk remedy against snakebites:
  • Ageratina – a genus with species native to the warm and temperate Americas
  • Certain plants in the temperate Northern Hemisphere genus Eupatorium
    Eupatorium
    Eupatorium is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae, containing from 36 to 60 species depending on the classification system. Most are herbaceous perennial plants growing to 0.5–3 m tall. A few are shrubs. The genus is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere....

  • Asarum canadense
    Asarum canadense
    Asarum canadense, commonly known as Canada wild ginger, Canadian snakeroot and broad-leaved asarabaccais, is a herbaceous perennial native to deciduous forest in eastern North America, from the Great Plains east to the Atlantic Coast, and from southeastern Canada south to approximately the fall...

    – Canadian Snakeroot
  • Aristolochia serpentaria
    Aristolochia serpentaria
    Aristolochia serpentaria is a species of perennial flowering plant in the Aristolochiaceae family. The species is commonly known as Virginia snakeroot and is native to eastern North America, from Connecticut to southern Michigan and south to Texas and Florida.-Protection:Virginia snakeroot is...

    – Virginia Snakeroot
  • Eryngium cuneifolium
    Eryngium cuneifolium
    Eryngium cuneifolium is a rare species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common names wedgeleaf eryngo, wedge-leaved button-snakeroot, and simply snakeroot. It is endemic to the state of Florida in the United States where it is known only from Highlands County...

    – Snakeroot
  • Rauvolfia serpentina – Indian snakeroot