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Hammock Snakeroot

Ageratina jucunda (Greene) Clewell & Woot.


Wild flower



Notes: Snakeroot has been cultivated for medicinal use since the at least the middle ages when it was used as a birthing herb. It was also used in early America in adjunct to quinine to promote perspiration and break fevers. The snakeroot is toxic in large doses

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Its so glad you find the ID.

p.young713 7 years ago

I found it!! Its Hammock Snakeroot!! Thanks again!!

p.young713 7 years ago

Thanks Ashish!! I have been working on a big paper and my email was backed up!! I just saw your comment. I use a Nikon Cool Pix for this photo. Oh also use a small Cannon but the pictures are blurry, but I can put the Cannon in my pocket. I will take your suggestions and look again for ID under Apiaceae or Asteraceae. Thanks auntnance123 for the suggestion but it does not look the same as my plant. Happy Thanksgiving!!

auntnance123 7 years ago

This appears to be the same flower:
What do you think, Ashish? I am frustrated in my search for an ID, so I wish you luck, friend.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Young which camera you have this is great shot...!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Oh this herb is real quest to find right family... Apiaceae or Asteraceae

p.young713 7 years ago

Thank you!! I could not find the ID on the internet.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

beautiful flowers

Bushnell, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.66, Long: -82.11

Spotted on Nov 9, 2011
Submitted on Nov 9, 2011

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