squawroot

Definitions:

  • Any of several North American plants, especially.
  • A parasitic plant <em>(Conopholis americana)</em> having a scaly brownish stem and a conelike inflorescence of tubular yellowish flowers.
  • A trillium <em>(Trillium erectum)</em> having strong-smelling purple to yellow flowers.
  • A leafless fleshy plant, <em>Conopholis Americana</em>, of the <em>Orobanchaceæ</em>, found in the eastern United States.
  • Rarely, the blue cohosh, <em>Caulophyllum thalictroides.</em>
  • A scaly parasitic plant (<spn>Conopholis Americana</spn>) found in oak woods in the United States; -- called also <altname>cancer root</altname>.
  • Either of two, unrelated <xref>plants</xref> from eastern <xref>North America</xref>:
  • tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally
  • tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally
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