The Sopophorous plant is a rare plant that sprouts in gloomy marshlands, especially if fertilised by Mooncalf dung.[1]

The Sopophorous plant has a spindly stem and large leaves with developed vascular tissue, which has a reddish tint. By the leaves grow bean pods, containing a single pearly-white bean that resembles an overgrown mistletoe berry. Sopophorous beans have powerful magical properties, and are used in Potion-making.[1]

During the 1989–1990 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Professor Pomona Sprout taught sixth year Herbology students about the Sopophorous plant.[2]

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Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wonderbook: Book of Spells - see this video
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Year 6, Chapter 45 (The Messenger) - Herbology Lesson "Sopophorous Plant"


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