Calflora
Taxon  Report   733    
Asarum caudatum  Lindl.
Creeping wild ginger,  Longtail wild ginger
Asarum caudatum
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Asarum caudatum
© Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Asarum caudatum
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Asarum caudatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Asarum caudatum
© 2007 Shawn DeCew
Communities: Redwood Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Asarum caudatum var. caudatum
More information about  Asarum caudatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASCA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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