Edith Sherwood Ph.D. and Erica Sherwood

The Voynich Botanical Plants

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Folio 19v, Nailwort (Draba nivalis), is a tiny European plant that grows in early Spring. The leaves are clustered in whorls around the plant base and the 1-2 inch long stem ends in white flowers with deeply notched petals. The plant may have been used medically for inflammations of the fingernails.

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