Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)
Image ID: 2013/mtr146LTap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort)
Height: 0.5 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to May
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 3 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Notes: Hairy leaves, bloom may hide among leaves.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.