wild sarsaparilla


a low plant, Aralia nudicaulis, of the ginseng family, native to eastern North America, having a single, long-stalked, compound leaf and a ball-like cluster of greenish-yellow flowers.

Nearby words

  1. wild rice,
  2. wild rose,
  3. wild rosemary,
  4. wild rubber,
  5. wild rye,
  6. wild senna,
  7. wild service tree,
  8. wild silk,
  9. wild spaniard,
  10. wild spinach

Origin of wild sarsaparilla

First recorded in 1805–15

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