Dwarf Ginseng (Panax trifolius)

  • Dwarf Ginseng (Panax Trifolius)
    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 619. | [1] | License: PD USDA
  • Dwarf Ginseng (Panax Trifolius)
    Credit: Jomegat | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL

Panax Trifolius, or more commonly know as Dwarf Ginseng, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Panax. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Panax Trifolius or Dwarf Ginseng's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Panax
  • Family: Araliaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)

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