Definition of Asarum virginicum
1. Noun. Evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina.
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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, ..."