Delaware Wildflowers • Guides

Araliaceae — the Ginseng family
The flora of Delaware includes thirteen species in four genera. Most are native.

Aralia — Spikenard, wild sarsaparilla, Hercules-club, angelica-tree

Hedera helix, English Ivy
Just one Hedera species in Delaware, an invasive alien.

Hydrocotyle — Pennywort
Most sources list this genus under Apiaceae, the carrot family, but it is now considered part of Araliaceae.

Panax — Ginseng

Sources: The Flora of Delaware, Manual of Vascular Plants.

Copyright David G. Smith

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