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Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense Wild Flower | by Irene Steeves
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Wild Ginger, Asarum canadense Wild Flower

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Darkish red-brown to green-brown flower growing at ground level in angle between 2 leafstalks. Habiatat:Rich woods. Range: Manitoba east to New Brunswick. The rhizome of this spring flower has a strong, ginger-like odour; when cooked with sugar, it can be used as a substitute for ginger. The flower is pollinated by slugs.

 

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Uploaded on January 16, 2019