Medeola virginiana.

Lily Family. May - June.

A plant 1 - 3 feet high, found in rich woods.

New Brunswick to Minnesota, south to Gulf States.


Greenish yellow, few at summit of stem. Berries purple-black.


In 2 whorls; lower whorl of 5-9 leaves, upper whorl of 3 - 5 smaller leaves. Rootstock white, with slight cucumber flavor.

Indian Cucumber root.

Indian Cucumber-root.