Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See wild ginger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Wild ginger, Asarum caudatum.
  • n. Any of various plants with heart-shaped leaves, such as the Houttuynia cordata.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. wild ginger (Asarum shuttleworthii) having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves, growing from Western Virginia to Alabama.
  • n. An evergreen low-growing perennial (Asarum virginicum) having mottled green and silvery-gray heart-shaped pungent leaves, growing from Virginia to South Carolina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as heart-trefoil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
  • n. evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina
  • n. wild ginger having persistent heart-shaped pungent leaves; West Virginia to Alabama
  • n. evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina

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  • While she doesn't have them in her garden, Sterman also recommends the shade-loving heartleaf bergenia (Bergenia cordifolia) with its dainty pink flowers.

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