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 (fē′vər-wûrt′, -wôrt′)
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(Plants) US any of several plants considered to have medicinal properties, such as horse gentian and boneset
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horse′ gen`tian

any weedy North American plant of the genus Triosteum, of the honeysuckle family, having leathery fruit.
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radicans 1 X X X X Tradescantia subaspera 5 X X Trillium flexipes 5 X Trillium recurvatum 4 X X Trillium sessile 4 X Triosteum aurantiacum 5 X Ulmus rubra 3 X Uvularia grandiflorum* 7* X* X* Valeriana pauciflora* 7* X* Viola sagittata 6 X Viola striata 4 X X Verbena urticifolia var.
Don, Silphium perfoliatum L., Silphium terebinthinaceum Jacq., Solidago speciosa Nutt., and Triosteum perfoliatum L.
At least five species have their entire current Canadian range on Pelee Island (Blephilia ciliata, Carex leavenworthii, Muhlenbergia sobolifera, Triosteum angustifoliurn and Viola rafinesquii) and several others, mostly or entirely on the Erie Islands (e.g.
Triosteum perfoliatum L.; Common horse-gentian, feverwort; Flagpole old-field; Rare; C = 5; BSUH 17953.