Musconetcong Gorge Preserve

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Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense) Leaves

This colony-forming plant is only 4-8 inches high. A small, triangular, reddish brown flower grows between the crotch of two leaves. The fleshy roots have a strong, gingery scent, but the plant is not closely related to Asian Ginger.

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