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(ser'pen-tā'rē-ă, -tar'ē-ă),
The dried rhizome and roots of Aristolochia serpentaria, Virginia snakeroot, or of A. reticulata, Texas snakeroot (family Aristolochiaceae); a stomachic.
Synonym(s): snakeroot (1)
[L. snakeweed]
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Six species, Aristolochia serpentaria, Carex amphibola, Deparia acrostichoides, Hepatica nobilis var.
Daniel Murphy, trainer of Serpentaria "She hasn't been running up to her mark on the soft ground recently and we've been waiting for this good ground, so we hope for a good run."
The Jessica Harrington-trained Give It Time bids for back-to-back wins in the Grabel Mares Hurdle but, having her last run over timber before going chasing, might not cope with Serpentaria, a prolific winner last season before disappointing at the Festival here, when finishing behind both Voler La Vedette and Give It Time.
We encountered only 33 Virginia snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria L.) ramets and 45 ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) ramets in the entire sampled area (4 ha).
Virginia Snakeroot, Aristolochia serpentaria, has spread throughout the old frontier territories and presents a deadly danger.
Twenty-one of the 93 native species have C values of 7 or higher, including Carex careyana, Iris brevicaulis and Oligoneuron riddellii with C = 9, Amelanchier laevis, Aristolochia serpentaria, Asclepias exaltata, Carya laciniosa, Epifagus virginiana, Erigeron pulchellus, Trillium grandiflorum and Veronicastrum virginicum with C = 8, and 10 species with C = 7 (Appendix 1).
FAVOURITES have landed this in all but one of the last six renewals and champion trainer Willie Mullins has saddled the last two winners in Tarkari and Serpentaria.
The Mullins team will also have high expectations for Serpentaria, which has Aura About You to beat in the listed ITBA Fillies Scheme Mares Hurdle.
That trainer supplied Walsh with his second winner as Serpentaria proved much too strong for her rivals in the conditions hurdle.