Spleenwort, or Hart's-Tongue, Asplenium scolopendri-um, L. a native perennial, growing in the fissures of moist shady rocks, old walls, and at the mouths of wells; where it flowers in the months of August and September.

The medicinal powers of this vegetable are highly praised for curing the bites of venomous serpents ; in hypochondriasis palpitations of the heart, etc.; of which, however, we have had no experience.