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Appalachian Excursion in 2005!

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Wild ginger:
Isn't this flower interesting? It belongs to Asarum canadense, a plant in the Aristolochiaceae--the family that includes members of the the famous genus Aristolochia. This photograph is an extreme close-up; Asarum flowers are actually very small, as you might guess by how large the delicate moss filaments appear in this photograph. This is what an entire plant looks like.

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©Barry Rice, 2005