soapwort

[ sohp-wurt, -wawrt ]

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Dr. Handel prescribes a warm fomentation with a decoction of soapwort.

It was common wayside "Bouncing Bet," but the Harvester called it "soapwort."

Next came carrying the couch grass, wild alum, and soapwort into the store-room.

A handsome wild plant of this order is the Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis).

The Soapwort comes to us from Europe, where in some localities it is a common wild flower.

Soapwort belongs to a large group of plants called the Caryophyllaceæ, or pink family.

Polypetalous corolla of Soapwort, of five petals with long claws or stalk-like bases.

Unguiculate petals are universal and strongly marked in the Pink tribe, as in Soapwort (Fig. 248).

Other sapotoxins are obtained from the roots of soapwort and from several species of Gypsophila.

Description of Root — Soapwort spreads by means of its stolons, or underground runners.

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