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Asarum  canadense L.   
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FamilyARISTOLOCHIACEAE
Genus species var.Asarum  canadense L. 
SynonymsAsarum acuminatum (Ashe) E.P.Bicknell
 Asarum ambiguum (E.P.Bicknell) Daniels
 Asarum medium Raf.
Territory
thickets and woods
Altitude0-1300m
Description leaves deciduous, 8-15cm, broadly cordate, on both sides sparsely hirsute, corolla outside hirsute, 2-4cm in diam., lobes short, acute
Size20-30cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomspring
Caind
Typecarpet
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
division in early and late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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