Definition of Asarum virginicum

1. Noun. Evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina.

Exact synonyms: Heart-leaf, Heartleaf
Generic synonyms: Wild Ginger



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asarum Virginicum

Asa Gray
Asa Yoelson
Asadha
Asafolk
Asahikawa
Asama
Asamiya
Asanga
Asansol
Asaph Hall
Asarh
Asarum
Asarum canadense
Asarum europaeum
Asarum shuttleworthii
Asarum virginicum (current term)
Asatru
Asbat al-Ansar
Ascaphidae
Ascaphus
Ascaphus trui
Ascaridae
Ascaridata
Ascaridia galli
Ascarididae
Ascarididea
Ascaridorida
Ascaris equorum
Ascaris lumbricoides
Ascaroidea

Literary usage of Asarum virginicum

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1. Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and by Francis Peyre Porcher (1869)
"... (Asarum virginicum.) Grows ir rocky soils. Fl. July. Shec. Flora Carol. 218; Frost's Elems. Mat. Med. 219; stimulating diaphoretic, fully equal to the ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"Asarum virginicum L. Sp. Pl. 442. 1753. Rootstocks slender, scaly, clustered, simple or branched. Leaves 1-3 to each planter branch, coriaceous, glabrous, ..."

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