wild sarsaparilla

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Synonyms for wild sarsaparilla

common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla

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Wild sarsaparilla and fleabane are among more than 80 plants not normally found at such northerly latitudes.
Wild sarsaparilla has separate male and female plants, which is rather unusual in the plant kingdom.
Deer have consumed blossoms of tall coneflower, Canadian burnet, and wild sarsaparilla while leaving unpalatable yarrow, common milkweed, deerberry, and thistle to proliferate.
The prevailing flowers and conspicuous small plants of the woods, which I noticed, were: Clintonia borealis, Linnoea, checkerberry (Gaultheria procumbens), Aralia nudicaulis (wild sarsaparilla), great round-leaved orchis, Dalibarda repens, Chiogenes hispidula (creeping snowberry), Oxalis acetosella (common wood-sorrel), Aster acuminatus, Pyrola secunda (one-sided pyrola), Medeola Virginica (Indian cucumber-root), small Circa (enchanter's nightshade), and perhaps Cornus Canadensis (dwarf-cornel).