Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Asarum canadense Linnaeus. Common Wild Ginger. Phen: Apr-May. Hab: Rich deciduous forests in circumneutral soils. Dist: NB and QC west to MN, south to NC and AL.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = S; < Asarum canadense – FNA3, GrPl, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W; > Asarum canadense var. ambiguum – F, Il; < Asarum canadense var. canadense – C, G; > Asarum canadense var. canadense – F, Il

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