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wild sarsaparilla

noun
1.
a low plant, Aralia nudicaulis, of the ginseng family, native to eastern North America, having a single, long-stalked, compound leaf and a ball-like cluster of greenish-yellow flowers.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15
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  • In many places, wild sarsaparilla makes a nearly complete ground cover.
  • Typical herbs are wild sarsaparilla, big-leaved aster, and starflower.

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