Wild Sarsparilla Aralia Nudicaulis
Ginseng Araliaceae family

The leaves are divided into 3 leaflets of 5 leaves and cover the flowers like an umbrella. The stems are smooth.

Flower stems are seperate from leaf stems. Greenish-white flowers are round in an umbel shape and are lower than the leaves. Usually there are three umbels per flower stem.
Form/habitat: 6"-1.5' in height, and blooms in May. These are very common flowers found in the woods and all along wooded roads.

The fruit is in the form of purplish-black berries.

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