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Definition of Swallowwort

  1. noun See Celandine.
  2. noun A poisonous plant (Vincetoxicum officinale


Swallowwort - words with similar meaning

  • Asclepias noun A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties.
  • Vincetoxin noun A glucoside extracted from the root of the white swallowwort (Vincetoxicum officinale, a plant of the Asclepias family

Swallowwort - more info

PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Black Swallow-wort (Cynanchum ...

Jul 7, 2009 ... Black or Louis' swallow-wort (previously Vincetoxicum nigrum and Cynanchum nigrum) is a perennial, twining herbaceous vine. The leaves are ...

PCA Alien Plant Working Group - Pale Swallow-wort (Cynanchum ...

Jul 7, 2009 ... Europe. DESCRIPTION Pale or European swallow-wort (previously Vincetoxicum rossicum) is a long-lived perennial, twining herbaceous vine.

Swallowwort - Wikipedia on Ask.com

Swallowwort is a term used for several plants and plant families. While the term " Swallowwort" may be derived from description of poisonous effects; there were, ...

swallowwort - definition of swallowwort by the Free Online Dictionary ...

n. 1. See celandine. 2. Any of several vines of the genus Cynanchum, especially C. nigrum, native to Europe, having clusters of small brownish-purple flowers.

Black Swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum nigrum; syn. Cynanchum louiseae)

Sep 17, 2004 ... Black swallow-wort look similar, though differ in flower color and shape. Swallow- wort vines twine 3 to 6 feet high, often smothering nearby ...

Swallow Wort - Metropolitan Museum of Art

May 6, 2011 ... Greater celandine, or swallow wort, has an ancient association with the common European swallow; it was believed that mother birds dropped ...

Bulletin #2523, Black Swallowwort - University of Maine

Black swallowwort is a perennial vine with a single non-branching stem that grows up to six feet in length. The vines typically twine and sprawl over other ...

PLANTS Profile for Cynanchum (swallow-wort) | USDA PLANTS

A PLANTS profile of Cynanchum (swallow-wort) from the USDA PLANTS database.

Weed of the Week

Jun 6, 2005 ... Description: Black swallow-wort is an herbaceous perennial twining vine in the milkweed family (Asclepiadaceae) that grows 3 to 6 feet ...

Black & Pale Swallow-worts | Invasive Species Control & Management

Pale swallow-wort prefers limestone-based soils. It is drought tolerant and will thrive in a wide range of soil, moisture, and light conditions with the exception of ...