Photos of Verbesina virginica, Virginia Ironweed, White Crown-beard, Frostweed

Verbesinia virginica. In the 1850s physicians used the root as a powerful sweat-inducing agent (usually employed in fevers); also tea used as a purifying agent, principally used as a diuretic.

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