Wildflowers of New York

Asarum canadense

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Wild Ginger
- Asarum canadense

Birthwort Family

A fairly unique flower because it lays on the ground.

The root has a scent and taste similar to culinary ginger(Zingiber officinale0 but is not gerenally used as such.

Found: Rich moist woods
Height: 6 inch or so
April - May bloom time

Wid Ginger

Wid Ginger

Wild Ginger

Wid Ginger