Asarum canadense


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A·sa·rum can·a·dense

an aromatic stimulant and diaphoretic.
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Clonal growth and ramet performance in the woodland herb, Asarum canadense. Journal of Ecology 85:883-897.
Population growth and viability analyses of the clonal woodland herb, Asarum canadense. Journal of Ecology, in press.
Seed dispersal mutualism and the population density of Asarum canadense, an ant-dispersed plant.
The laboratory experiment portion of our study consisted of a series of cafeteria experiments to determine whether predation of caches of Asarum canadense seeds by single Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse) individuals would be affected by the presence or absence of elaiosomes.
After 3 d of the seed experiment, only seed burial was found to significantly (P < 0.001) affect the number of Asarum canadense seeds remaining in seed depots (Table 1).
In our laboratory experiment, the presence or absence of elaiosomes did significantly affect the percent of Asarum canadense seeds consumed by mice (t = 2.93, df = 8, P = 0.02).
Canadian wild ginger (Asarum canadense L., Aristolochiaceae) is a perennial understory herb native to deciduous forests throughout the eastern United States and Canada (Gleason & Cronquist 1991).
Composition of the essential oil from Asarum canadense. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 33:789-791.