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buck bean

(bŭk' bean),
The leaves of Menyanthes trifoliata (family Gentianaceae); credited with emmenagogue, antiscorbutic, and simple bitter properties.
Synonym(s): bogbean, menyanthes
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Bryonia, Smilax and Menyanthes did not display pronounced antimicrobial effects at the concentrations tested.
Associates include Betula pumila, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Thelypteris palustris, Hypericum virginicum, Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris, Sarracenia purpurea, Vaccinium macrocarpon, and V.
The area around the coring site in Stage II developed into a shallow marsh, evidenced by seeds of Brasenia schreberi and Nuphar advena, with a fen mat containing Dulichium arundinaceum, Menyanthes trifoliata, Scirpus validus/acutus and Vaccinium macrocarpon becoming ever closer to the coring site.
Over 80 of these species are disjunct from open peatlands in boreal or northeastern North American, including Aster junciformis, Betula pumila, Carex sterilis, Epilobium strictum, Eriophorum angustifolium, Galium labradoricum, Gentiana procera, Lobelia kalmii, Menyanthes trifoliata, Mimulus glabratus var.
Defnyddiwyd ffa'r gors (Menyanthes trifoliata; bogbean) i drin anhwylderau'r stumog yn ogystal ag fel tonig, ond mae'n deg nodi fod ffa'r gors hefyd wedi'u defnyddio at nifer o anhwylderau eraill.
Characteristic plants included Andromeda glaucophylla, Betula pumila, Carex oligosperma, Carex trisperma, Chamaedaphne calyculata, Coptis trifolia, Drosera spp., Larix laricina, Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla fruticosa, Sarracenia purpurea, Sphagnum spp., Vaccinium macrocarpon, and V.
Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), common cattail (Typha latifolia), burr reed (Sparganium minimum), and Menyanthes trifoliata roots readily absorb mercury ions from aqueous solutions.
The lakes have low humic content and sparse vegetation mainly consisting of Carex rostrata, Menyanthes trifoliata, Lobelia dortmanna, and Nymphaea alba.
Observations on gas movement in the rhizome of Menyanthes trifoliata L., with comments on the role of the endodermis.