Prenanthes serpentaria
gall-of-the-earth gall-of-the-earth n. A common perennial herb ({Nabalus serpentarius}) widely distributed in southern and eastern U. S., having drooping clusters of pinkish flowers and thick basal leaves suggesting a lion's foot in shape; sometimes placed in the genus {Prenanthes}.

Syn: lion's foot, gall of the earth, {Nabalus serpentarius}, {Prenanthes serpentaria}. [WordNet 1.5]


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