Spigelia Marilandica (Pinkroot)

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Spigelia Marilandica (Pinkroot) This herbaceous, indigenous plant has a perennial, very fibrous, yellow root, which sends up several erect, smooth stems of purplish color, from six to twenty inches high.  The leaves are opposite, sessile, ovate-lanceolate, acute, or acuminate, entire, and smooth.  Flowers few in number and club-shaped.  Fruit a double capsule.


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