Here is our very own native, North American ginger plant. This spicy plant is a digestive stimulant that relieves stomach pain. Native Americans uses include contraceptive tea. Unlike the ginger we buy in the grocery store to spice up our food, this plant is considered too dangerous for uneducated use. (Botany in a Day, Thomas J. Elpel)
These plant parts were collected & pressed on May 17, 2017
from the Beech-Maple Forest Region of Southwestern Ontario.
The forest floor of this particular woods was covered
with A. triphyllum & A. atroruben species.
Inspired by the tales nature tells ...