purple sanicle

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Noun1.purple sanicle - sanicle of northwestern United States and British Columbia having yellow or red or purple flowers
sanicle, snakeroot - a plant of the genus Sanicula having palmately compound leaves and unisexual flowers in panicled umbels followed by bristly fruit; reputed to have healing powers
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"One landowner was so thrilled to find out he had an endangered purple sanicle plant on his property that he ripped out the Scotch broom plants that threatened it, and spread the word to his neighbours."