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Bitter Ginger (Zingiber zerumbet)

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Zingiber Zerumbet, or more commonly know as Bitter Ginger, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Zingiber. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Zingiber Zerumbet or Bitter Ginger's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, specifically in the states of Florida and Hawaii.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Zingiber
  • Family: Zingiberaceae
  • Order: Zingiberales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) HI (I) PR (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: H(FACU*)




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