Scientific Name: Asarum caudatum Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:western wild ginger Texture:Coarse
Family Name:AristolochiaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Heavily veined, Distinctive smell, Reniform, Orbicular, Ciliate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Red, Brown, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul
Exposure: Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich, Bog
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Herb, Perennial border, Woodland margin, Native planting
Key ID Features:Leaves rounded with heart-shaped bases.