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asarum canadense

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  1. Canada ginger, black snakeroot, Asarum canadensenoun

    deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States


  1. asarum canadense

    Asarum canadense, generally known as Canadian wild ginger, is a deciduous ground-covering herbaceous plant native to the forests of North America. It's known for its heart-shaped leaves and attractive spring-blooming flowers that often remain hidden beneath its foliage. Traditional Native American medicine has used its roots for a variety of ailments. Despite its name, it’s not related to culinary ginger. Although the plant is considered edible, it contains the nephrotoxic (kidney damage causing) compound aristolochic acid.


  1. Asarum canadense

    Asarum canadense, commonly known as Canada wild ginger, Canadian snakeroot and broad-leaved asarabaccais, is a herbaceous perennial native to deciduous forest in eastern North America, from the Great Plains east to the Atlantic Coast, and from southeastern Canada south to approximately the fall line in the southeastern United States. Underground shoots are shallow-growing, fleshy rhizomes that branch to form a clump. Leaves are kidney-shaped and persistent. Flowers are hairy and have three sepals, tan to purple on the outside and lighter inside, with tapered tips and bases fused into a cup. The diploid chromosome number is 26. It is protected as a state threatened species in Maine.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asarum canadense in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asarum canadense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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