Common Name: Indian Cucumber-root
Light to medium shade, medium moisture level, rich loam or sandy soil, moderately acid to neutral pH. 1-2 ft. height, blooms late spring to early summer, greenish white to yellowish green flowers, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: ?
Native Region: Eastern half of Tennessee and West Tennessee Uplands
Has dark purple berries in fall that attract birds. Root smells and tastes somewhat like cucumber.