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The root, too, of the plant known as the sparganion,1 is taken in white wine, as a remedy for the stings of serpents.

1 Identified by Fée with the Sparganium ramosum of Linnæus, or Branchy burr-reed. Littré gives the Butonus umbellatus of Linnæus, the Flowering rush, or Water gladiole.

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