...May flowers - Dwarf ginseng
We've all heard the rhyme "April showers bring May flowers", but just what blooms in May?
Follow along as we post about a new flower every day in May, some familiar, some may be new, all beautiful in their unique sort of way!
This native, miniature version of ginseng rises up an umbel of white flowers above 3 compound leaves.
While the root of the dwarf ginseng is edible, it's reputed to have a pungent taste, and does not carry the medicinal qualities of the American Ginseng.
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Since 2015 we have been exploring and sharing all the amazing things we’ve found in nature.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who is most often found out in the woods.