red rattle

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red rattle (plural red rattles)

  1. Any of several plant species of the genus Pedicularis and others.
    • 1653, Nicholas Culpeper, The English Physician Enlarged, Folio Society 2007, p. 237:
      The common Red Rattle has sundry reddish hollow stalks, and sometimes green, rising from the root [...].
    1. Pedicularis flammea
    2. Pedicularis palustris (marsh lousewort)
    3. Odontites vernus (red bartsia)

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