The subscriber has just received, A General
FRESH GARDEN SEEDS,
AMONG WHICH ARE,
Green & Yellow Savoy,
Early Short-Top & Salmon RADISHES
Solid and Red CELERY
Double PARSLEY, Red BEET
PARSNIP and CARROT Seed
White and Brown ONION
Early and Late CAULIFLOWER
MIXED ENDIVE, LETTUCE
EARLY CUCUMBER - all of which have been tried, and found to vegetate.
He has on hand, as usual,
A LArge and General Assortment of
DRUGS, PATENT & and OTHER FAMILY
PAINTS, OILS, DYE STUFFS,
HAVANA SEGARS [sic] of a superior quality &.
All of which he is disposed to sell on the lowest terms.
Chemist & Druggist.
N. B. - For the accommodation of his friends
and the public, he keeps his Fountains of
SODA & ROCHELLE WATER
running during the winter.
Georgetown, Feb 17. co18t 
 Perhaps Tragopogon porrifolius a plant cultivated for its ornamental flower, edible root, and herbal properties. It also grows wild in many places and is one of the most widely known species of the salsify genus, Tragopogon. It is commonly known as purple or common salsify, oyster plant, vegetable oyster, Jerusalem star, goatsbeard or simply salsify (although these last two names are also applied to other species, as well). from Wikipedia.
 Federal Republican; Date: 05-03-1814; Page: 4; Location: Georgetown, District of Columbia
Transcribed by John Peter Thompson, May 3rd, 2013.