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snakeroot,

name for several plants, among them black snakeroot (see bugbanebugbane,
any plant of the genus Cimicifuga, tall north-temperate perennials of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family). The white spirelike bloom has a rank odor that attracts flies, which pollinate the plant. Common in woodlands of E North America is C.
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), button snakeroot or blazing starblazing star
or button snakeroot,
any plant of the genus Liatris, showy North American perennials of the family Asteraceae (aster family). The blossoms, rosy purple or white, are in somewhat feathery heads along a usually wandlike stalk.
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, senega snakeroot (see milkwortmilkwort,
common name for the Polygalaceae, a family including herbs, shrubs, and trees found in all parts of the world except New Zealand and the polar regions. Several milkworts (genus Polygala
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), and white snakerootwhite snakeroot,
North American woods perennial (Eupatorium urticifolium) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), having a flat-topped cluster of small white flowers. It is of the same genus as the boneset and joe-pye weed.
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Gonzalez-Cortazar et al., "Pharmacological and chemical study to identify wound-healing active compounds in Ageratina pichinchensis," Planta Medica, vol.
Abbreviations refer to plants important to the slope of the correlation: Aga = Agastache hybrid; Age = Ageratina aromatica; Bu = Buddleja davidii.
The species Ageratina pichinchensis (Asteraceae) has been used for a long time in Mexican traditional medicine for the treatment of different skin conditions and injuries.
Posteriormente se llevo a cabo repoblamiento vegetal con especies nativas arbustivas y arboreas (Juglans neotropica, Quercus humboldtii, Myrcianthes leucoxyla, Tibouchina mollis, Aegiphilla bogotensis, Abatia parviflora, Dodonaea viscosa, Ageratina aristeii y Baccharis latifolia) en una densidad de 700 individuos/Ha, en diferentes areas de la zona intervenida, de acuerdo a la necesidad que representan por la ausencia de especies nativas silvestres de porte arbustivo y arboreo.
(2008); solamente hacemos excepcion con el reconocimiento de 3 generos de la familia Asteraceae: Acrisione, Ageratina y Aristeguietia siguiendo los criterios de FLANN (2009).
(Asteraceae), Ageratina zapalinama Turner (Asteraceae), Fouquieria splendens Engelm., (Fouquieriaceae), Euphorbia antisiphyllitica Zucc., (Euphorbiaceae), Larrea tridentata Coville (Zygophyllaceae).
En concordancia con las caracteristicas biologicas del ecosistema de pino y encino, en la zona de estudio se observaron, ademas, algunas especies que se desarrollan cuando este se encuentra perturbado, como es el caso del tepozan (Buddleia sp), la escoba (Baccharis conferta) y la hierba blanca (Ageratina glabratum), de acuerdo a lo descrito por Challenger (1998); asimismo, este autor --en un trabajo que realizo en el Eje Neovolcanico Transversal-- observo que el Aile (Alnus jorullensis) es una de las especies de arboles que inicia la colonizacion secundaria de los claros del dosel, seguido por el Encino (Quercus sp) y por el Pino (Pinus sp.).
Wang R, Wang YZ (2006) Invasion dynamics and potential spread of the invasive alien plant species Ageratina adenophora (Asteraceae) in China.
White snakeroot (Ageratina altissima, formerly Eupatorium rugosum) killed Abraham Lincoln's mother, but not directly.