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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 1058. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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3. Panax L. (ginseng)

Six to 8 species, North America, Asia.

Although much attention is given to P. quinquefolius by virtue of its commercial value, it should be noted that a second native species, P. trifolius L. (dwarf ginseng), also grows in the northeastern United States (but not as far southwest as Missouri) and is used medicinally to a lesser extent.

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