The Leaves of European Wild Ginger
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European Wild Ginger (Asarum europaeum) grows in the forests of all mountain ranges of Poland. The plant consists of a short stem which bears large, dark green, kidney-shaped evergreen leaves. When leaves are rubbed, this plant gives out a very peculiar smell. The flowers are purplish-green and not very showy.
Photo taken in the Low Beskid on June 17, 2007.