Indian Cucumber Root

Look at this two-tier leaf structure! Very distinctive. Grows 1-2 feet tall with a greenish-yellow flower that hangs down. Will have dark purple fruit. The roots are edible raw or cooked. Lily family.

Indian Cucumber Root (Medeola virginiana)

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  1. Axie, this is cool. I noticed this but to tell the truth I thought it was another stage of the star flower … You are my wildflower hero!

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