Canada Snakeroot: Asarabacca.

Asarum canadense. Birthwort Family. Apr. - May.

Found in rich woods. North Carolina, Missouri and Kansas, northward to New Brunswick and Manitoba.


Brownish purple, with 3 long-pointed divisions, borne on short stem close to the ground, often hidden under the leaves.


2, broadly heart-shaped, leaf stems hairy, 6 - 12 inches high, from aromatic rootstock.

Wild Ginger.

Wild Ginger.