This is a page to be proofread from Salmon's Botanologia, 1710.
Chap. LXXXI. Blites Red.
ΐ 'The Names. It is called in Latin, BHuim JL Rubrum, and in Englifl), the KfJ £///<·
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lesser Red Blite, or Wild Red Blite. 3. Red Blite with much Seed.
III. The description. The first is almost exaffly like the Great White Blite defcribed in the former Chapter, except that the Stalks, and Leaves, and also the rest of the Plant are Reddish, and reddish mixed with a dark green color, and in all ether re-fped they feem to be like.
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IV. The second, lesser, or Wild Blite, is almost like to the Wild White Blite, faving that in this, the Stalks and Branches trail upon the ground, and are Reddish, like the former for their color: the Seed is small and cluttering together, green of color, and almoii like unto the Seed of Coronope Ruellij, or Bucks-horn.
V. The third Kind differs little from the first, fave that the Leaves are longer, and it is much fuller of Seed, and with a multiplicity of fpiky heads.
VI. The Places. The first or Greater is a Garden Plant, and a Pot-herb : the other grows Wild, but for the most part in Gardens, and is taken for a Weed : but is sometimes found Wild in other places.
VII. The Times. They Flower all the Summer long, and their Seed is ripe in August and September ; and keep alive in Winter also.
VIII. The Qualities. They are cold and dry in the second Degree, Aftringenr, Hysterick, and Solutive.
IX. The Specification. They are peculiar to stop the Terms in Women.
X. The Preparations. You may make therefrom, τ. A Liquid Juice. 2. An Essence. 3. A Veco-flion. 4. A Syrup.
XI. They are exactly the same with those Preparations in the former Chapter, fave, that wn^s those are peculiar for flopping the Whites in Wo-
II. The Kinds. There are two Species of it men, and Gonorrheas-, these are peculiar for ltop-1. Blitum majus Rubrum^ Blitum Ruhrum Hortenfe J ping their Courses when they overflow ·, and are the greater Red Blite, or Garden Red Blite. 2. Bli- also of great use to stop other Fluxes of Blood in turn minus Rubrum, Blitum Rubrum Sylveftre, the | either Sex. p