Asarum hartwegii

Hartweg's Wild Ginger

Tight clumps of evergreen leaves. Leaf dark green, heart-shaped, with white marbling along veins, hairs along edges curling toward tip. Flowers face upward but are under leaves; dark brownish red tube is white inside with red stripes, covered with bands of white hairs. Tips of flower tube end in a point but not an extended tail. Grows on rocky places in dry open woods at low to subalpine elevations.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Late Spring, Early Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 4--8 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest
  • Found In: Siskiyous
  • Native: Yes