Aristolochiaceae Asarum canadense L.

Canadian Wildginger

Chippewa - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Densmore, Frances, 1928, Uses of Plants by the Chippewa Indians, SI-BAE Annual Report #44:273-379, page 318

View all documented uses for Asarum canadense L.

Scientific name: Asarum canadense L.
USDA symbol: ASCA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Canadian Wildginger
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Family (APG): Aristolochiaceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Root used as an appetizer in all cooked foods.

RECRD: 42981 id: 5977