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1 "Ground oak." See B. xiv. c, 19; where it is identified with the Teucrium chamædrys of Linnæus. Littré, however, informs us, that M. Fraas considers it to be the Teucrium lucidum of Linnæus because, as we learn from Dioscorides, it grows on rocky places, is a remarkably diminutive shrub, and has a fine odour, all of which are characteristics of the latter plant. and not of the Teucrium chamædrys, commonly known as the dwarf oak or Germander.
2 An invention attributed to Dædalus, in B. vii. c. 57.
3 The Teucrium chamædrys is a bitter plant, which has been successfully used for fever, and it acts as a tonic and vermifuge. Beyond these, it has no medicinal properties whatever.
4 See B. xiv. c. 19.
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