Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Asarum from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Piperales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Canada Wild Ginger
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JK Marlow jkm120326_989
March McCormick County SC
Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve
Leaves deciduous, membranous, pubescent, cordate to reniform, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Tim Spira tps_acanadense1
Flower solitary, arising between the petioles. Petioles villous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm170408_492
April Laurens County SC
Sumter National Forest: Tyger Ranger District
Plants spread both by seeds and by rhizomes, sometimes in dense carpets, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
Keith Bradley kab_asarum_canadense_2619
April Calhoun County SC
Congaree Bluffs Heritage Preserve
False calyx tube cylindric, externally hirsute (often densely), per Flora of North America.
Keith Bradley kab_asarum_canadense_5195
April Watauga County NC
Daniel Boone Native Gardens
Calyx lobes acuminate to short-caudate, 10-25mm long, spreading, per Weakley's Flora (2012).
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_asarum_canadense
Leaves pubescent, petioles villous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Ron Lance rwl_asarumcanadensis
April Jackson County NC
Each plant has 2 kidney-shaped leaves with cordate bases, on long petioles, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.