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AUTHOR(S): Dirckx, J. H.
TITLE: The language of the flowers. A glossary of botanical boons and banes.
YEAR: 1991 CITATION: Am J Dermatopathol, 13(5), 518-523 [English]
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: 6051 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: deadly nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME: belladonna
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEAtropa belladonna
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAtropa belladonna L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: oxbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAmaryllidaceae
LATIN NAMEBuphone toxicaria
STANDARD PLANT NAMEBoophone toxicaria (L. f.) Herb.
GRIN #: 320036 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bonewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: centaury
FAMILYGentianaceae
LATIN NAMEErythraea
STANDARD PLANT NAMECentaurium erythraea Rafn
GRIN #: 10545 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: death-of-man
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMECicuta maculata
STANDARD PLANT NAMECicuta maculata L.
GRIN #: 11010 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: scurvy grass
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYBrassicaceae
LATIN NAMECochlearia officinalis
STANDARD PLANT NAMECochlearia officinalis L.
GRIN #: 11262 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: poison parsley
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEConium maculatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConium maculatum L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bonewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEConsolida minor
STANDARD PLANT NAMEConsolida minor
GRIN #: 427702 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: nerve root
STANDARD COMMON NAME: large yellow lady's slipper
FAMILYOrchidaceae
LATIN NAMECypripedium pubescens
STANDARD PLANT NAMECypripedium parviflorum Salisb. var. pubescens (Willd.) O. W. Knight
GRIN #: 4086 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: birthwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: birthwort
FAMILYAristolochiaceae
LATIN NAMEAristolochia clematitis
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAristolochia clematitis L.
GRIN #: 4109 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: birthwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: Virginia snakeroot
FAMILYAristolochiaceae
LATIN NAMEAristolochia serpentaria
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAristolochia serpentaria L.
GRIN #: 4274 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wormwood
STANDARD COMMON NAME: wormwood
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEArtemisia absinthium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEArtemisia absinthium L.
GRIN #: 4480 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pleurisy root
STANDARD COMMON NAME: butterfly weed
FAMILYAsclepiadaceae
LATIN NAMEAsclepias tuberosa
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAsclepias tuberosa L.
GRIN #: 301026 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bonewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAsteraceae
GRIN #: 13948 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: dumbcane
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAraceae
LATIN NAMEDieffenbachia maculata
STANDARD PLANT NAMEDieffenbachia seguine (Jacq.) Schott
GRIN #: 15344 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: pikewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEErechtites hieracifolia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEErechtites hieraciifolia (L.) Ref. ex DC.
GRIN #: 429467 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: fleabane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: fleabane
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEErigeron philadlephicus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEErigeron philadelphicus L.
GRIN #: 409132 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: fleabane
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEErigeron bellidifolius
STANDARD PLANT NAMEErigeron pulchellus Michx.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: 4477G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: gum tree
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYMyrtaceae
LATIN NAMEEucalyptus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEucalyptus sp.
GRIN #: 16330 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: boneset
STANDARD COMMON NAME: boneset
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEEupatorium perfoliatum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEupatorium perfoliatum L.
GRIN #: 16373 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wartwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEEuphorbia helioscopia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEEuphorbia helioscopia L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: feverweed
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYScrophulariaceae
LATIN NAMEGerardia pedicularia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEGerardia pedicularia
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: liverleaf
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEHepatica triloba
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHepatica triloba Chaix
GRIN #: 312129 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: cramp bark
STANDARD COMMON NAME: hydrangea
FAMILYHydrangeaceae
LATIN NAMEViburnum americana
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHydrangea arborescens L.
GRIN #: 19532 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: henbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: henbane
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMEHyoscyamus niger
STANDARD PLANT NAMEHyoscyamus niger L.
GRIN #: 20696 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bellyache bush
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEuphorbiaceae
LATIN NAMEJatropha gossypiifolia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEJatropha gossypiifolia L.
GRIN #: 21111 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lambkill
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYEricaceae
LATIN NAMEKalmia angustifolia
STANDARD PLANT NAMEKalmia angustifolia L.
GRIN #: 21756 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: motherwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: motherwort
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMELeonurus cardiaca
STANDARD PLANT NAMELeonurus cardiaca L.
GRIN #: 22292 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: feverbush
STANDARD COMMON NAME: spicebush
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMEBenzoin aestivale
STANDARD PLANT NAMELindera benzoin (L.) Blume
GRIN #: 22466 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: gagroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lobelia
FAMILYCampanulaceae
LATIN NAMELobelia inflata
STANDARD PLANT NAMELobelia inflata L.
GRIN #: 25814 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Hercules's all-heal
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYApiaceae
LATIN NAMEOpoponax chironium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOpopanax chironium (L.) W. D. J. Koch
GRIN #: 400804 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bonewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYOsmundaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEOsmunda regalis L.
GRIN #: 319134 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: fevertree
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRubiaceae
LATIN NAMEPinckneya pubens
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPinckneya bracteata (W. Bartram) Raf.
GRIN #: 28787 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: soldier's herb
STANDARD COMMON NAME: English plantain
FAMILYPlantaginaceae
LATIN NAMEPlantago lanceolata
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPlantago lanceolata L.
GRIN #: 29826 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: heal-all
STANDARD COMMON NAME: heal all
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEPrunella vulgaris
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPrunella vulgaris L.
GRIN #: 402677 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: lungwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: lungwort
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMEPulmoanaria officianalis
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPulmonaria officinalis L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: shinleaf
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYPirolaceae
LATIN NAMEPyrola elliptica
STANDARD PLANT NAMEPyrola elliptica Nutt.
GRIN #: 30824 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: banewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMERanunculus flammula
STANDARD PLANT NAMERanunculus flammula L.
GRIN #: 33168 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: ague tree
STANDARD COMMON NAME: sassafras
FAMILYLauraceae
LATIN NAMESassafras albidum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: NoSource Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: leopard's bane
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESenecio doronicum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESenecio doronicum L.
GRIN #: 310124 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: deadly nightshade
STANDARD COMMON NAME: black nightshade
FAMILYSolanaceae
LATIN NAMESolanum nigrum
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolanum nigrum L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: 11278G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bonewort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolidago sp.
GRIN #: 34927 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: goldenrod
STANDARD COMMON NAME: European goldenrod
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMESolidago virgaurea
STANDARD PLANT NAMESolidago virgaurea L.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: 11452G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: clown's woundwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYLamiaceae
LATIN NAMEStachys sp.
STANDARD PLANT NAMEStachys sp.
GRIN #: 35496 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: stitchwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYCaryophyllaceae
LATIN NAMEStellaria holostea
STANDARD PLANT NAMEStellaria holostea L.
GRIN #: 316418 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: Knight's pondwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYHydrocharitaceae
LATIN NAMEStratiotes aloides
STANDARD PLANT NAMEStratiotes aloides L.
GRIN #: 36020 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: comfrey
STANDARD COMMON NAME: comfrey
FAMILYBoraginaceae
LATIN NAMESymphytum officinale
STANDARD PLANT NAMESymphytum officinale L.
GRIN #: 402741 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: birthroot
STANDARD COMMON NAME: bethroot
FAMILYLiliaceae
LATIN NAMETrillium pendulum
STANDARD PLANT NAMETrillium erectum L.
GRIN #: 40789 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: coughwort
STANDARD COMMON NAME: coltsfoot
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMETussilago farfara
STANDARD PLANT NAMETussilago farfara L.
GRIN #: 409945 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: cramp bark
STANDARD COMMON NAME: cramp bark
FAMILYAdoxaceae
LATIN NAMEViburnum opulus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEViburnum opulus L.
GRIN #: 1270 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: nosebleed
STANDARD COMMON NAME: yarrow
FAMILYAsteraceae
LATIN NAMEAchillea millefolium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAchillea millefolium L.
GRIN #: 401434 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEAconitum lycoctonum
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAconitum lycoctonum L.
GRIN #: 1347 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: wolfsbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: aconite
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEAconitum napellus
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAconitum napellus L.
GRIN #: 404128 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: white baneberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEActaea pachypoda
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea pachypoda Elliott
GRIN #: 411899 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: bugbane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: black cohosh
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMECimifuga racemosa
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea racemosa L.
GRIN #: 1383 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: red baneberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEActaea rubra
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea rubra (Aiton) Willd.
FDA #: F22885
GRIN #: 146G Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: baneberry
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAME
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea sp.
GRIN #: 1385 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYRanunculaceae
LATIN NAMEActaea spicata
STANDARD PLANT NAMEActaea spicata L.
GRIN #: 402441 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: ague grass
STANDARD COMMON NAME: aletris
FAMILYLiliaceae
LATIN NAMEAletris farihosa
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAletris farinosa L.
GRIN #: 300032 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: kidney vetch
STANDARD COMMON NAME
FAMILYFabaceae
LATIN NAMEAnthyllis vulneraria
STANDARD PLANT NAMEAnthyllis vulneraria L.
GRIN #: 102186 Exit Disclaimer
COMMON NAME: dog's bane
STANDARD COMMON NAME: spreading dogbane
FAMILYApocynaceae
LATIN NAMEApocynum androsaemifolium
STANDARD PLANT NAMEApocynum androsaemifolium L.
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