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Noun: button snakeroot
  1. Coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
    - rattlesnake master, rattlesnake's master, Eryngium yuccifolium
  2. Coarse prickly perennial eryngo with aromatic roots; southeastern United States; often confused with rattlesnake master
    - Eryngium aquaticum
  3. Any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads
    - blazing star, gayfeather, gay-feather, snakeroot

Derived forms: button snakeroots

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, perennial, wild flower, wildflower

Part of: Eryngium, genus Eryngium, genus Liatris, Liatris