Definition of asarabacca in English:
A low-growing European evergreen plant of the birthwort family, formerly used in medicine and as an ingredient in snuff.
- Asarum europaeum, family Aristolochiaceae
- The forest has not been cut for 300 years, and I found myself surrounded by ground flora such as Solomon's seal, lily of the valley, yellow wood anemone, toothwort, asarabacca, herb paris and hepatica.
- The situation of these plants this year has provided a contrast in form and colour to the deep green kidney shaped leaves of the asarabacca rock plants.
- Only plants like sweet woodruff and asarabacca, which are adapted to life in the shade under its thick branches, manage to grow in such conditions.
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