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ginger family

noun
1.
the plant family Zingiberaceae, characterized by tropical, often aromatic herbaceous plants having rhizomes, long sheathing leaves, and clusters of tubular flowers, and including cardamon, ginger, and turmeric.
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  • After the first frost, but before the first freeze, plants in the ginger family can be dug up.

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