throatwort


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throatwort

(ˈθrəʊtˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) Campanula Trachelium, a bellflower having purplish flowers and a throat-shaped corolla and once thought to cure sore throats
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Noun1.throatwort - European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore throatthroatwort - European bellflower with blue-purple to lilac flowers formerly used to treat sore throat
bellflower, campanula - any of various plants of the genus Campanula having blue or white bell-shaped flowers
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Common Name: Trachelium, Blue Throatwort, Throatwort
Examples include juniper (juniperus communis repanda), broom (genista lydia), honeysuckle (lonicera pileata, toxic), alyssum (alyssum saxatile), stonecrop (sedum acre, toxic) and throatwort (uvularia grandifora).