Aralia nudicaulis


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Related to Aralia nudicaulis: Aralia racemosa, Aralia hispida
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Noun1.Aralia nudicaulis - common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparillaAralia nudicaulis - common perennial herb having aromatic roots used as a substitute for sarsaparilla; central and eastern North America
genus Aralia - type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Wild sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis) is not known to have the same effect and may be used as a substitute if sustainably harvested.
Effects of herbivory by moose on flower and fruit production of Aralia nudicaulis. Journal of Ecology 73: 861 - 868.
Important herbs used by moose in summer (particularly when forage supplies are declining) include big-leaf aster (Aster macrophyllus), sarsaparilla (Aralia nudicaulis), lady fern (Arithrium felisfemina), and many others.