Indian Cucumber Root – 5/16/23

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/16/23

Observation Time: 4:05 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon WIldlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Indian Cucumber Root

Scientific Name: Medeola virginiana

Comments: Indian cucumber-root is a common perennial of the forest understory in New England. As the name suggests, the edible root tastes somewhat like cucumber.

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