Asarum canadense Linn. Aristolochiaceae. Snakeroot. Wild Ginger.
North America. Barton says the dried, pulverized root is commonly used in many parts of our country as a substitute for ginger, and Balfour says it is used as a spice in Canada.
Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.