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Panax — Ginseng
Two species in Delaware, both native.

Panax trifolius, Dwarf Ginseng
A common plant with showy flowers and leaflets that are stalkless or nearly so.

Panax quinquefolius, American Ginseng
A rare plant with inconspicuous flowers and stalked leaflets.

Sources: The Flora of Delaware, Herbaceous Plants of Maryland.

Copyright David G. Smith

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