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Dwarf Ginseng
Panax trifolius

This is not the ginseng used in herbal medicine, though it is closely related.

• Family: Ginseng (Araliaceae)
• Habitat: rich woods
• Height: 3-8 inches
• Flower size: 1/8 inch wide, in clusters 1/2 to 3/4 inch wide
• Flower color: white, turning pale pink with age
• Flowering time: April to June
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.