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Asarum hartwegii (Hartweg's wild ginger)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Asarum hartwegii

Asarum hartwegii S. Watson

Hartweg's Wild Ginger

Aristolochiaceae (Birthwort Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Hartweg’s Wild Ginger (Asarum hartwegii), found in southern Oregon, northern California, and southward along the Sierra Nevada, usually has mottled leaves, and appendages on anthers longer than the pollen sacs.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul



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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asarum hartwegii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asarum hartwegii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asarum hartwegii


Record Modified: 2012-07-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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