Asarum (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Asarum (Sturtevant, 1919)

Asarum canadense Linn.

Aristolochiaceae. SNAKEROOT. WILD GINGER.

North America. Bartonl says the dried, pulverized root is commonly used in many parts of our country as a substitute for ginger, and Balfour says it is used as a spice in Canada.