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Ranunculaceae
Aconitum hemsleyanum


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Ranunculaceae Family

Aconitum Genus

Location

native to the mountainous parts of the northern hemisphere, growing in the moisture-retentive but well-draining soils of mountain meadows.

Physical Description
Aconitum (/ˌækəˈnaɪtəm/ A-co-ní-tum),[1] "the queen of poisons"


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General Information

The name comes from the Greek ἀκόνιτον, meaning "without struggle". Toxins extracted from the plant were used to kill wolves in older times, hence the name wolf's bane.[3



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