Lion’s Foot (Nabalus serpentarius)

Perennial
Prenanthes serpentarium.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Lion's Foot
Nabalus serpentarius
Compositae

The juice of the plant repels snakes[207].

  • Medicinal Use

    The plant is said to be an antidote for snake bites[207].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – surface sow in a greenhouse in spring. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.
Succeeds in shade or semi-shade in a moist but well-drained humus-rich neutral to acid soil[200].
Eastern N. America – Massachusetts to New York, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.

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