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wild ginger

any of various plants belonging to the genus Asarum, of the birthwort family, especially A. canadense, a woodland plant of eastern North America, having two heart-shaped leaves, a solitary reddish-brown flower, and a pungent rhizome.
Origin of wild ginger
1795-1805 Unabridged
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  • The riparian forest is home to diverse plant and animal life including the state-endangered wild ginger.
  • Bracken fern and wild ginger thrived in the late-summer understory.
British Dictionary definitions for wild ginger

wild ginger

a North American plant, Asarum canadense, having a solitary brownish flower and an aromatic root: family Aristolochiaceae See also asarabacca, asarum
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