Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

(Aralia Family, Ginseng Family)

The Araliaceae have 5 stamens, 5 petals, and flowers and fruits that form single umbels. The ovary is inferior. The Araliaceae prefer moist habitat. English Ivy is a common ornamental member of the Araliaceae.

Aralia racemosa subsp. bicrenata (American Spikenard)

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