Panax quinquefolius

Jim McKenney
Sat, 19 Jul 2008 07:26:18 PDT
I think the Panax shown on the wiki is not Panax quinquefolius, it’s the
“other” eastern North American Panax, Panax trifolius. 

Panax trifolius is a much smaller plant than P. quinquefolius. It’s a lot
more common, too, perhaps because so few people recognize it for what it
really is. 

Jim McKenney
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, 39.03871º North, 77.09829º West, USDA zone
7, where the first flowers of Lilium superbum are opening.  
My Virtual Maryland Garden
Webmaster Potomac Valley Chapter, NARGS 
Editor PVC Bulletin 
Webmaster Potomac Lily Society

More information about the pbs mailing list