American Ginseng

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Panax quinquefolius
Common Name: American ginseng
Family: Araliaceae
Locale: Equinox Botanicals
Specific Region: Rutland, Ohio
Description: Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)-This a fresh root showing how old it is by the yearly scars left on the upper stem portion. This plant is probably more than 20 years old. This plant was ‘rescued’ from a highway being put through a National Forest.
Date: September 13, 2007