What is another word for Indian Poke?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪndi͡ən pˈə͡ʊk] (IPA)

Indian Poke, scientifically known as Veratrum viride, is a poisonous plant typically found in North America. It is also known as American hellebore or green hellebore. The name "Indian Poke" is derived from its use by Native Americans to induce vomiting, a practice known as emesis. The plant contains a toxin called jervine, which can cause serious health issues if ingested. Due to its dangerous nature, it is important to identify the plant and avoid contact. Other common synonyms for Indian Poke include false hellebore, corn lily, and swamp hellebore. These terms are used interchangeably and refer to the same plant.

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What are the hypernyms for Indian poke?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    new world crops, edible plants, Amaranthaceae plants, Leafy Green Vegetables.

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