Virginia snakeroot


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Related to Virginia snakeroot: Aristolochia serpentaria
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Noun1.Virginia snakeroot - birthwort of the eastern United States woodlandsVirginia snakeroot - birthwort of the eastern United States woodlands
Aristolochia clematitis, birthwort - creeping plant having curving flowers thought to resemble fetuses; native to Europe; naturalized Great Britain and eastern North America
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With funding provided by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), a team of ecologists from the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University is working to disentangle the effects of various threats, or stressors, that contribute to the rarity of four state-listed or vulnerable plant species in New York--beaked agrimony (Agrimonia rostellata), Virginia snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria), reflexed sedge (Carex retroflexa) and red trillium (Trillium erectum).
We encountered only 33 Virginia snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria L.) ramets and 45 ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) ramets in the entire sampled area (4 ha).

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