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  1. Culver's root, Culvers root, Culver's physic, Culvers physic, whorlywort, Veronicastrum virginicum(noun)

    a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America


  1. Veronicastrum virginicum

    Veronicastrum virginicum is a wildflower native to the United States. It is cultivated as a garden flower in the Eastern United States. Veronicastrum virginicum is an erect perennial herb that grows 80–200 cm in height. The leaves are serrated and arranged in whorls of 3-7 around the stem. The inflorescence is erect with slender and spike-like racemes. The stamens are crowded and protrude in a brush-like fashion perpendicular to the raceme . The corollas are white and are roughly 2 mm. in length. These plants flower from mid-summer to early fall. Culver's Root is frequently found in wet to wet-mesic prairies and sometimes moist upland sites.


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