Bindweed vs Scammony - What's the difference?

bindweed | scammony |


As nouns the difference between bindweed and scammony

is that bindweed is trailing vine-like plants in the family convolvulaceae with funnel-shaped flowers while scammony is convolvulus scammonia , a twining perennial bindweed native to the eastern part of the mediterranean basin, whose juice has been used in medicine as scammonium.

bindweed

English

(wikipedia bindweed) (Calystegia) (Convolulus)

Noun

  • Trailing vine-like plants in the family Convolvulaceae with funnel-shaped flowers.
  • # true bindweed, genus Convolvulus .
  • # false bindweed, genus .
  • Plants of species in other families with similar appearance
  • # black bindweed,
  • # slender bindweed,
  • # bittersweet nightshade, blue bindweed, Solanum dulcamara
  • scammony

    English

    Noun

    (scammonies) (wikipedia scammony)
  • Convolvulus scammonia , a twining perennial bindweed native to the eastern part of the Mediterranean basin, whose juice has been used in medicine as scammonium.