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hone·wort

 (hōn′wûrt′, -wôrt′)
n.
Any of several plants in the parsley family having umbels of small white flowers, especially Cryptotaenia canadensis of North America and East Asia and Trinia glauca of Eurasia.

[Originally a name for the umbelliferous plant Petroselinum segetum : obsolete dialectal hone, a swelling (from its use in treating tumors in folk medecine) + wort.]

honewort

(ˈhəʊnˌwɜːt)
n
1. (Plants) a European umbelliferous plant, Trinia glauca, with clusters of small white flowers
2. (Plants) any of several similar and related plants
[C17: apparently from obsolete dialect hone a swelling, of obscure origin; the plant was believed to relieve swellings]

hone•wort

(ˈhoʊnˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt)

n.
any of several plants of the genus Cryptotaenia, of the parsley family, esp. C.canadensis, having clusters of small white flowers.
[1625–35; hone (of obscure orig.) + wort2]
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13: Clustered snakeroot and honewort are going to seed as avens and wood nettle start their seasons.
Most fractions of palm shell bio-oil had an inhibitory effect on honewort germination.
The city of Asahi in Chiba Prefecture said the same day that above-limit levels of radioactivity -- up to 8,300 becquerels of iodine per kg -- were detected in 11 kinds of vegetables, including sunny lettuce and ''mitsuba'' Japanese honewort, produced in the city.
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Enchanter's nightshade season joins honewort season in the dark woods.
Modal species such as Canadian honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis), American germander (Teucrium canadense) and calico aster (Aster lateriflorus) were common dominants of these sites in the 1950s, and modal species in general occurred in over a quarter of the plots sampled at each of the sites.
Parsnip heads, honewort pods and sweet Cicely pods are dry enough to split and spill their seeds.
30th: Ragweed heads up for August as honewort and wood nettle, mallow, and tall meadow rue go to seed.
Honewort blossoms in the woods, cow parsnip in the wetlands.
Lizard's tail and wood nettle seeding, parsnip, honewort and sweet cicely seedfalls coincide with the end off white and yellow sweet clover and lilies.
Delicate Honewort Season spreads through the forest.