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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Ginseng

I always think ginseng is one of the prettiest plants...it turns the most beautiful gold in the fall and has red seeds that grow up from the middle.  I grew up hunting and digging it...now I am happy if I get to be out and see it and maybe photograph it.

10 comments:

Blackberry Lane said...

Very pretty, Rose. I don't think I've seen this before.

Elaine said...

It's pretty when it's green, but I'll bet it's spectacular when it's gold with the red seeds.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I've never heard this...nor seen it before. I learned something today!!!

TexWisGirl said...

don't know if i've ever seen it - and if i did, i know i didn't know what it was.

Sandra said...

thanks for the photo. i have heard of it and the digging of it and that people sell it for lots of money, now i know what it looks like

don said...

It has a great looking green color and the pattern is interesting too. Very nice shot. I don't know whether we can grow that here or not.

Nell at njschout said...

Ahhh, ginseng. What did you do with it when you were growing up?

Small City Scenes said...

It is a pretty plant. I have heard about it all my life. You are from the hills and hollers of Tennessee right. MB

Ida said...

I've never seen this plant either. Although I have heard about it. So of reminds me a little of blackberry bushes, at least the pattern of the leaves.

Nell at njschout said...

Thanks, Rose, for answering my question. : ) We are supposed o get some more snow this weekend as well.

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