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sore bush

[see 1917 quot.] n. a plant, Heliotropium parviflorum: 1920 (Britton 363). 1979 The leaves and petals of the sore bush are dried and powdered; this is then sprinkled on open sores (Levarity 23). = HORSE BUSH, ROOSTER COMB, SCORPION TAIL. (Black)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-26 16:52
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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