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noun as in bouncing Bet

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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.

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

The plant commonly called Soapwort or Bouncing Bet also bears other popular names, many of which are purely local.


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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soapwort, such as: bouncing bess, and hedge pink.

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