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Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense)

Image ID: 2013/mtr146T

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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
Date:  4/14/2013
Notes: Hairy leaves, bloom may hide among leaves.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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