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Know Your Natives – Wild Ginger

Wild ginger (Asarum canadense*) of the Dutchman’s-pipe (Aristolochiaceae) family is a low-growing woodland spring ephemeral. It occurs throughout the eastern U.S. from Louisiana and Oklahoma to North Dakota thence eastward to the Atlantic Coast, except Florida. In Arkansas, it occurs … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Texas Dutchman’s-Pipe and Virginia Snakeroot

Texas Dutchman’s-pipe (Aristolochia reticulata) and Virginia snakeroot (Aristolochia serpentaria) are non-woody woodland perennials of the Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort) Family.  Mature plants can consist of a bundle of a few to numerous stems to 18 inches tall and bearing alternate leaves.  Stems are … Continue reading

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